Status: United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (New York, 2005)

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All dates: DD/MM/YYYY

State

Notes

Signature

Ratification, Accession(*), Approval(†), Acceptance(‡) or Succession(§)

Entry into force

Azerbaijan
 
 
18/09/2018(*)
01/04/2019
Bahrain
 
 
04/06/2020
01/01/2021
Benin
 
 
07/11/2019(*)
01/06/2020
Cameroon
 
 
11/10/2017(*)
01/05/2018
Central African Republic
 
27/02/2006
 
 
China
 
06/07/2006
 
 
Colombia
 
27/09/2007
 
 
Congo
 
 
28/01/2014(*)
01/08/2014
Dominican Republic
 
 
02/08/2012(*)
01/03/2013
Fiji
(d)
 
07/06/2017(*)
01/01/2018
Honduras
 
16/01/2008
15/06/2010
01/03/2013
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
 
26/09/2007
 
 
Kiribati
 
 
21/04/2020(*)
01/11/2020
Lebanon
 
22/05/2006
 
 
Madagascar
 
19/09/2006
 
 
Mongolia
 
 
03/12/2020(*)
01/07/2021
Montenegro
 
27/09/2007
23/09/2014
01/04/2015
Panama
 
25/09/2007
 
 
Paraguay
 
26/03/2007
24/07/2018
01/02/2019
Philippines
 
25/09/2007
 
 
Republic of Korea
 
15/01/2008
 
 
Russian Federation
(b)
25/04/2007
06/01/2014(‡)
01/08/2014
Saudi Arabia
 
12/11/2007
 
 
Senegal
 
07/04/2006
 
 
Sierra Leone
 
21/09/2006
 
 
Singapore
(a)
06/07/2006
07/07/2010
01/03/2013
Sri Lanka
(c)
06/07/2006
07/07/2015
01/02/2016

Parties: 15

Notes

(a) Upon ratification, Singapore declared: The Convention shall not apply to electronic communications relating to any contract for the sale or other disposition of immovable property, or any interest in such property. The Convention shall also not apply in respect of (i) the creation or execution of a will; or (ii) the creation, performance or enforcement of an indenture, declaration of trust or power of attorney, that may be contracted for in any contract governed by the Convention.

(b) Upon acceptance, the Russian Federation declared: 1. In accordance with article 19, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Russian Federation will apply the Convention when the parties to the international contract have agreed that it applies; 2. In accordance with article 19, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Russian Federation will not apply the Convention to transactions for which a notarized form or State registration is required under Russian law or to transactions for the sale of goods whose transfer across the Customs Union border is either prohibited or restricted; 3. The Russian Federation understands the international contracts covered by the Convention to mean civil law contracts involving foreign citizens or legal entities, or a foreign element.

(c) Upon ratification, Sri Lanka declared: In accordance with Articles 21 and 19 (paragraph 2) of the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts, the Convention shall not apply to electronic communications or transactions specifically excluded under Section 23 of the Electronic Transactions Act No. 19 of 2006, of Sri Lanka.

(d) Upon ratification, Fiji declared: In accordance with Articles 21 and 19 (paragraph 2) of the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts, the Convention shall not apply to electronic communications or transactions specifically excluded under sections 18, 19, 20 and the Schedule to the Electronic Transactions Act 2008 (No 26 of 2008) of Fiji, as amended by the Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Act 2017 (No 8 of 2017).