Arbitration Act 2010
New York Convention, Geneva Convention and Geneva Protocol.
24.— (1) Subject to this Act—
(a) the New York Convention,
(b) the Geneva Convention, and
(c) the Geneva Protocol,
shall have the force of law in the State.
(2) Subject to this Act, Article II(2) and Article VII(1) of the New York Convention shall be interpreted in accordance with the recommendation adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on 7 July 2006 at its thirty-ninth session concerning the interpretation of those Articles.
(3) Subject to this Act, Article II(3) of the New York Convention shall be construed in accordance with Article 8 of the Model Law.
(4) The Minister for Foreign Affairs may by order declare that any state specified in the order is a party to the New York Convention and, while such order is in force, the order shall be evidence that such state is a party to the Convention.