Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1993

Interpretation of Lugano Convention.

10.—(1) Judicial notice shall be taken of relevant decisions delivered by courts of other Contracting States concerning provisions of the Lugano Convention and a court shall, when applying and interpreting its provisions, pay due account to the principles laid down by those decisions.

(2) Judicial notice shall be taken of the report by Mr. P. Jenard and Mr. G. Möller on the Lugano Convention1 and that report may be considered by any court when interpreting any of the provisions of the Convention and shall be given such weight as is appropriate in the circumstances.

OJ No. C 189 of 28.7.1990, p.57.