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United Nations Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency (1997)
ANNEX I - of the Report of the 30th session of UNCITRAL (A/52/17)

PREAMBLE

Chapter I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1. Scope of application

Article 2. Definitions

Article 3. International obligations of this State

Article 4. [Competent court or authority](1)

Article 5. Authorization of [insert the title of the person or body administering a reorganization or liquidation under the law of the enacting State] to act in a foreign State

Article 6. Public policy exception

Article 7. Additional assistance under other laws

Article 8. Interpretation

Chapter II. ACCESS OF FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES AND CREDITORS TO COURTS IN THIS STATE

Article 9. Right of direct access

Article 10. Limited jurisdiction

Article 11. Application by a foreign representative to commence a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency]

Article 12. Participation of a foreign representative in a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency]

Article 13. Access of foreign creditors to a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency]

Article 14. Notification to foreign creditors of a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency]

Chapter III. RECOGNITION OF A FOREIGN PROCEEDING AND RELIEF

Article 15. Application for recognition of a foreign proceeding

Article 16. Presumptions concerning recognition

Article 17. Decision to recognize a foreign proceeding

Article 18. Subsequent information

Article 19. Relief that may be granted upon application for recognition of a foreign proceeding

Article 20. Effects of recognition of a foreign main proceeding

Article 21. Relief that may be granted upon recognition of a foreign proceeding

Article 22. Protection of creditors and other interested persons

Article 23. Actions to avoid acts detrimental to creditors

Article 24. Intervention by a foreign representative in proceedings in this State

Chapter IV. COOPERATION WITH FOREIGN COURTS AND FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES

Article 25. Cooperation and direct communication between a court of this State and foreign courts or foreign representatives

Article 26. Cooperation and direct communication between the [insert the title of a person or body administering a reorganization or liquidation under the law of the enacting State] and foreign courts or foreign representatives

Article 27. Forms of cooperation

Chapter V. CONCURRENT PROCEEDINGS

Article 28. Commencement of a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency] after recognition of a foreign main proceeding

Article 29. Coordination of a proceeding under [identify laws of the enacting State relating to insolvency] and a foreign proceeding

Article 30. Coordination of more than one foreign proceeding

Article 31. Presumption of insolvency based on recognition of a foreign main proceeding

Article 32. Rule of payment in concurrent proceedings

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United Nations Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency (1997)
ANNEX I - of the Report of the 30th session of UNCITRAL (A/52/17)

Chapter I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 2. Definitions

For the purposes of this Law:

(a) "foreign proceeding" means a collective judicial or administrative proceeding in a foreign State, including an interim proceeding, pursuant to a law relating to insolvency in which proceeding the assets and affairs of the debtor are subject to control or supervision by a foreign court, for the purpose of reorganization or liquidation;

(b) "foreign main proceeding" means a foreign proceeding taking place in the State where the debtor has the centre of its main interests;

(c) "foreign non-main proceeding" means a foreign proceeding, other than a foreign main proceeding, taking place in a State where the debtor has an establishment within the meaning of subparagraph (f) of this article;

(d) "foreign representative" means a person or body, including one appointed on an interim basis, authorized in a foreign proceeding to administer the reorganization or the liquidation of the debtor's assets or affairs or to act as a representative of the foreign proceeding;

(e) "foreign court" means a judicial or other authority competent to control or supervise a foreign proceeding;

(f) "establishment" means any place of operations where the debtor carries out a non-transitory economic activity with human means and goods or services.


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