Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1998.

Interpretation of Convention.

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

(2) Judicial notice shall be taken of the report prepared by Mr. P. Jenard and Mr. G. Möller on the Lugano Convention1 , and, when interpreting any provision of that Convention, a court may consider that report and shall give it the weight that is appropriate in the circumstances.

1OJ No. C189 of 28. 7. 1990, p. 57.