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CHAPTER X
INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT
15 . United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit
New York, 11 December 1995
Entry into force
:
1 January 2000, in accordance with article 28(1).
Registration :
1 January 2002, No. 38030
Status :
Signatories : 4. Parties : 8
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2169, p. 163; depositary notification C.N.317.1997.TREATIES-3 of 18 August 1997 (procès-verbal of rectification of the authentic Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish texts).
Note :
The draft Convention was prepared by the Working Group on International Contract Practices and submitted to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. The Commission decided at its twenty-eighth session (2-28 May 1995) to submit the draft Convention to the General Assembly for its consideration. Subsequently, the Convention was adopted by the General Assembly at its fiftieth session by resolution No. 481. The Convention is open for signature at the United Nations Headquarters in New York until 11 December 1997.
Participant
Signature
Ratification, Acceptance(A), Approval(AA), Accession(a)
Belarus
 3 Dec 1996
23 Jan 2002
Ecuador
  18 Jun 1997 a
El Salvador
 5 Sep 1997
31 Jul 1998
Gabon
  15 Dec 2004 a
Kuwait
  28 Oct 1998 a
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Panama
 9 Jul 1997
21 May 1998
Tunisia
   8 Dec 1998 a
United States of America
11 Dec 1997
 
End Note
1.Document A/RES/50/48.