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Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce

  • General information

    Official name Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce
    Address Stalno izbrano sudiste Hrvatska gospodarska komora Rooseveltov trg 2
    City Zagreb
    Country Croatia
    Telephone (385) 1 460 67 32
    Fax (385) 1 460 67 52
    URL http://www.hgk.hr 
    Email hgk@hgk.hr ; sudiste@hgk.hr(Sudiste/arbitration court) 
    Presentation
    The Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (PAC-CCC) was established in 1853. After 1945 the PAC-CCC temporarily ceased to exist. It was reestablished in 1965 when the soviet model of arbitration was abandonned and replaced by the modern Western model of voluntary arbitration. After the independence of Croatia in 1991, PAC-CCC started to be active in the settlement of international commercial disputes. Its Rules of International Arbitration, called also Zagreb Rules, were drafted along the lines of the UNCITRAL Rules.
    Functions
    The main function of the Court is to administer international commercial arbitrations under its Rules. The Rules are available in Croatian, English, French, German and Italian. The Court holds a non-binding list of arbitrators, for the time being of Croatian nationality. It is expected soon to have the list extended to a number of reputed foreign arbitrators. It decides on the prima facie existence of an arbitration agreement, appoints arbitrators and decides on challenges made against arbitrators.
    Services
    - performs various administrative tasks including giving assistance to arbitrators and assisting in the preparation of hearings;

    - management of a legal library.

    Documents

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    Model Clause      
    The Rules of international Arbitration of the permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (1992)      
    Rule of Conciliation of the Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (2002)      


    Last update : 2003-11-19