UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON
INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
see this article in the full MAL
article 1. Scope of application
(1) This Law applies to international commercial** arbitration, subject
to any agreement in force between this State and any other State or States.
SEE ALSO THE SEPARATE ENTRIES FOR THE OTHER SECTIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
There is a footnote (designated
by "**") to the word "commercial" that appears in the law itself.
This reads: "The term "commercial" should
be given a wide interpretation so as to cover matters arising from all
relationships of a commercial nature, whether contractual or not. Relationships
of a commercial nature include, but are not limited to, the following transactions:
any trade transaction for the supply or exchange of goods or services;
distribution agreement; commercial representation or agency; factoring;
leasing; construction of works; consulting; engineering; licensing; investment;
financing; banking; insurance; exploitation agreement or concession; joint
venture and other forms of industrial or business co-operation; carriage
of goods or passengers by air, sea, rail or road."
Heinrich Fiedler Perforiertechnik GmbH
Carter et al. and McLaughlin et al.
Vibroflotation A.G. v.
Express Builders Co. Ltd.
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