North Macedonia

The Legal Framework for Arbitration

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.

  • Legal Provisions: 2006 Law on International Commercial Arbitration (Official Gazette Number 39/06; 3 March 2006).

Arbitral Institutions

  • Permanent Court of Arbitration

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 10 March 1994); reservations:

1. The Convention is applied in regard to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia only to those arbitral awards which were adopted after the coming of the Convention into effect. 
2. [Withdrawn on 16 September 2009] 
3. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia will apply the Convention [only] with respect to the disputes arising from the legal relations, contractual and non-contractual, which, according to its national legislation are considered as economic. 

  • European Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 10 March 1994).

  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 27 October 1998).

  • Energy Charter Treaty: Yes (ratification/accession: 26 March 1998).


Last updated February 2019