Extract from “Fear of being sued not good enough reason to reject TPPA, says ministry sec-gen”

She said the government should give due commitment to the clauses agreed in the trade deal to avoid being sued.

“It may be true that although there is protection in place, it does not stop any investor from staking a claim with the government. Each case is unique and cannot be too specific.

“This is the same as in the domestic legal system which does not prevent the government from being sued.

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