Legislative Texts of UNCITRAL

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Legislative texts include the following:

  • United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services
  • United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers
  • United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes
  • United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, 1978 (Hamburg)
  • United Nations Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce
  • UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Privately Financed Infrastructure Projects
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures
  • UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation
  • United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade
  • UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law and the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts.

UNCITRAL legislative texts, such as conventions, model laws, and legislative guides, may be adopted by States through the enactment of domestic legislation. UNCITRAL non-legislative texts, such as the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, can be used by parties to international trade contracts.

Non-legislative texts include the following: UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules; UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules; UNCITRAL Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings; UNCITRAL Legal Guide on Drawing Up International Contracts for the Construction of Industrial Works; and UNCITRAL Legal Guide on International Counter trade Transactions.


SOURCE: UNO-COMMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

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