Contracting Parties to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.

Contracting Party S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N/DC7
Argentina 4-X-1991 4-X-1991 R Res 21
Czech Republic 22-XII-1986 Res 1,8
Netherlands 2-II-1990
Republic of Moldova 24-XII-1997 A
Slovakia 22-XII-1986 Res 1,8

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Res/D/N

Argentina Articles Reservations

"La República Argentina hace reserva del artículo 21, párrafo primero, letra c), en el sentido de que no aplicará la Convención sobre la Ley aplicable a la compraventa internacional de mercaderías en cuanto a la validez formal del contrato, cuando una de las partes tenga su establecimiento comercial en territorio argentino en el momento de celebrarse el contrato.".

(Translation)
The Argentine Republic makes the reservation provided for in Article 21, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph c, that it will not apply the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods to the formal validity of the contract, where any party has his place of business in Argentine territory at the time of conclusion of the contract.

Czech Republic Articles Reservations

Reservations made by the former Czechoslovakia:

(Translation)
The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic declares in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph a, of the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods that it will not apply the Convention in accordance with sub-paragraph b of Article 1 in all other cases involving a choice between the laws of different States, unless such a choice arises solely from a stipulation by the parties as to the applicable law, even if accompanied by a choice of court or arbitration.

The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic declares also in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph b, of the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods that it will not apply paragraph 3 of Article 8 under which Article by way of exception, where, in the light of the circumstances as a whole, for instance any business relations between the parties, the contract is manifestly more closely connected with a law which is not the law which would otherwise be applicable to the contract under paragraphs 1 or 2 of Article 8, the contract is governed by that other law, except where neither party to the contract has his place of business in a State which has made a reservation provided for under this sub-paragraph.

Slovakia Articles Reservations

Reservations made by the former Czechoslovakia:

(Translation)
The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic declares in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph a, of the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods that it will not apply the Convention in accordance with sub-paragraph b of Article 1 in all other cases involving a choice between the laws of different States, unless such a choice arises solely from a stipulation by the parties as to the applicable law, even if accompanied by a choice of court or arbitration.

The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic declares also in accordance with Article 21, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph b, of the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods that it will not apply paragraph 3 of Article 8 under which Article by way of exception, where, in the light of the circumstances as a whole, for instance any business relations between the parties, the contract is manifestly more closely connected with a law which is not the law which would otherwise be applicable to the contract under paragraphs 1 or 2 of Article 8, the contract is governed by that other law, except where neither party to the contract has his place of business in a State which has made a reservation provided for under this sub-paragraph.