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Bianca-Bonell Commentary on the International Sales Law, Guiffre: Milan (1987) xv-xvii. Reproduced with permission of Dott. A Giuffrè Editore, S.p.A.

List of Abbreviations

COMMISSION = United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (dr. UNCITRAL).
CONVENTION United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 11 April 1980).
1983 CONVENTION ON AGENCY = Convention on Agency in the International Sale of Goods (Geneva, 17 February 1983) (in: Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the UNIDROIT Draft Convention on Agency in the International Sale of Goods (Geneva, 31 January-17 February 1983), Acts and Proceedings (in: Uniform Law Review 1983, I-II, 156-176).
1935 Draft = Draft of an International Law of the Sale of Goods, as adopted by the Governing Council of UNIDROIT in 1935 (in: League of Nations - International Institute for the Unification of Private Law, La Libreria di Stato, Rome, 1935, 79-108).
1939 Draft = Draft Uniform Law on International Sales of Goods (Corporeal Moveables), as adopted by the Governing Council of UNIDROIT in 1939 (in: Unification of Law, Rome, UNIDROIT, 1948, 102-159).
1956 Draft = UNIDROIT Draft Uniform Law on the International Sale of Goods, as revised in 1956 by the Special Commission appointed by the 1951 Hague Diplomatic Conference (in: 1964 Hague Conference Records, II, 3-25).
1958 Draft = Draft Uniform Law on the Formation of Contracts. for the International Sale of Goods, as adopted by the Governing Council of UNIDROIT in 1958 (in: Uniform Law Review, 1958, 127-135).
1963 Draft = Draft of a Uniform "Law on the International Sale of Goods (text of the Articles modified in accordance with the propositions of the Special Commission in 1963) (in: 1964 Hague Conference Records, II, 213-231).
First Committee = First Committee of the United Nations Conference on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna 10 March-ll April 1980), which prepared the text of Articles 1-88 of the Convention.
Formation Draft = Draft Convention on the Formation of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, as approved by the UNCITRAL Working Group at its eight Session (1977) (in Yearbook IX (1978), New York, 1981).
1964 Hague Conference = Diplomatic Conference on the Unification of Law Governing the International Sale of Goods (The Hague, 2-25 April 1964).
1964 Hague Conference Records = Records and Documents of the Diplomatic Conference on the Unification of Law Governing the International Sale of Goods (The Hague, 2-25 April 1964), 2 vol., ed. by the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands, the Hague, 1966.
Hamburg Rules = United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg, 31 March 1978) (in: United Nations Conference on the Carriage of Goods by the Sea. Official Records, New York, 1982, 148-154).
Incoterms = International Rules for the Interpretation of Trade Terms, International Chamber of Commerce, Publ. No. 350.
1974 Limitation Convention = Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods (New York, 14 June 1974) (in: United Nations Conference on Prescription (Limitation) in the International Sale of Goods. Official Records, New York, 1975, 101-105).
Official Records = United Nations Conference on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 10 March-11 April 1980), Official Records, New York, 1981.
1980 Rome Convention = Convention on the Law applicable to Contractual Obligations (Rome, 19 June 1980) in Official Journal of the European Communities, Luxembourg, European Communities Publications, 1. 266 of 19 June 1980.
Sales Draft = Draft: Convention on the International Sale of Goods, as approved by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law at its tenth session, in: Yearbook VIII (1977), New York, 1978, 5.
Second Committee = Second Committee of the United Nations Conference on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 10 March-ll April 1980), which prepared the text of Articles 89-101 of the Convention.
Secretariat's Commentary = Commentary on the Draft Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, prepared by the United Nations Secretariat (in: Official Records, 14-66).
ULFC = Uniform Law on the Formation of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, annexed to the Convention Relating to a Uniform Law on the Formation on Contracts in the International Sale of Goods, adopted by the 1964 Hague Conference (in: 1964 Hague Conference Records, I, 349-354).
ULIS = Uniform Law on the International Sale of Goods, annexed to the Convention Relating to a Uniform Law on the International Sale of Goods, adopted by the 1964 Hague Conference (in: 1964 Hague Conference Records, I, 333-348).
ULVC = Draft of a Law for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Validity of Contracts of International Sale of Goods, as approved by the Governing Council of UNIDROIT in 1972 (in: Uniform Law Review, 1973, I, 61-69).
UNCITRAL = United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations with the resolution 2205 (XXI) of 17 December 1966 (in:, Yearbook I (1968-70), New York, 1971, 65-66).
UNCITRAL Draft Convention = Draft Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods as approved by the United Nations commission on International Trade Law at its eleventh session (1978) (in Yearbook IX (1978), New York, 1981, 14).
UNIDROIT = International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (Intergovernmental Organization founded in 1926 with headquarters in Rome and grouping together 52 Member States from all continents).
Vienna Conference = United Nations Conference on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 10 March-ll April 1980).
Working Group = Working Group on the International Sale of Goods, set up by UNCITRAL at its second session, on 26 March 1969 (in: Yearbook I (1968-70), New York, 1971, 189).
Yearbook = United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Yearbook, New York, United Nations Publication.


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