The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Slovenia

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes (with amendments as adopted in 2006).   
  • Legal Provisions: the new Arbitration Act (Zakon o Arbitaži, Official Gazette of Republic of Slovenia No. 45/2008) which entered into force on 9 August 2008. English translation of the law is available on the website of the Ljubljana Arbitration Centre.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 6 July 1992); reservations: only applicable to awards adopted after the Convention entered into effect.   
  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 6 July 1992); reservations: none.  
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 7 March 1994); reservations: none.   
  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 23 July 1997); reservations: none.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016