International Sales Conventions Act Report 1998

Footnotes

Footnote: 1 The text found under this title, more specifically under sub-titles A-H, is drawn from paragraphs 1-25 of the Explanatory note by the UNCITRAL Secretariat on the Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods and the Protocol amending the Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods; it is not an official commentary on the Convention. The paragraph numbers in parentheses beside sub-titles A-H refer to paragraph numbers found in the Explanatory note by the UNCITRAL Secretariat. A commentary on the unamended Convention prepared at the request of the United Nations Conference on Prescription (Limitation) in the International Sale of Goods appears in A/CONF.63/17 (reprinted in Yearbook of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, vol. X:1979 (United Nations Publications, Sales No. E.81.V.2), part three, chap. I and in UNCITRAL: The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (United Nations Publication, Sales No. E.86.V.8), Annex II.B).


Footnote: 2 Alta. and Man. have enacted the Act with modifications. N.B., N.W.T. and P.E.I. have enacted the Act in part. Sask. and Yukon have uniformly enacted the Act.


Footnote: 3 Verdon, Christiane, "Le Canada et l'unification internationale du droit privé" (1994) 32 Can. Y.B. Int'l L.at 30; and Brownlie, Ian, Principles of Public International Law, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1973) at 50.


Footnote: 4 Kindred, Hugh M., et al., International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied in Canada, 5th ed. (Toronto: Edmond Montgomery, 1993) at 147-48 (see also: Arbour, J.-M., Droit international public, 3rd ed., (Cowansville: Yvon Blais, 1997) at 158-60).


Footnote: 5 Kindred, Hugh M., et al., ibid. at168-69.


Footnote: 6 Note that nothing has been written in French on this subject.

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