The legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: No.

  • Legal Provisions: Code of Civil Procedure 2004, Sec. 337-370, as amended.

Arbitral Institutions

  • Burundi Centre for Arbitration and Mediation 

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 23 June 2014); reservations: The Republic of Burundi will apply the Convention only to differences arising out of legal relationships, whether contractual or not, which are considered as commercial under the national law of Burundi.

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 5 November 1969).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.


Last updated February 2019