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Chronological table of actions
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Ratification, Accession(*), Approval(†), Acceptance(‡) or Succession(§)
Entry into force
|Central African Republic||27/02/2006|
|Iran (Islamic Republic of)||26/09/2007|
|Republic of Korea||15/01/2008|
(a) Upon ratification, Singapore declared: The Convention shall not apply to electronic communications relating to any contract for the sale or other disposition of immovable property, or any interest in such property. The Convention shall also not apply in respect of (i) the creation or execution of a will; or (ii) the creation, performance or enforcement of an indenture, declaration of trust or power of attorney, that may be contracted for in any contract governed by the Convention.