The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Tunisia

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Arbitration Code, promulgated by Law No. 93-42 of 26 April 1993, in force since 27 October 1993.

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 17 July 1967); reservations: reciprocity; commercial disputes.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 22 June 1966); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No (observer to the Energy Charter Conference by invitation ).

Arbitral Institutions

  • Tunis Center for Arbitration and ConciliationCentre de Concoliation et d' Arbitrage de Tunis (CCAT)
  • The Al-Insaf Center

Last updated November 2016