European Convention on the Calculation of Time-Limits

(ETS No. 076)

Open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe, in in Basle, on 16 May 1972.

Entry into force: 28 April 1983.

Summary of the treaty

The goal of this Convention to harmonise European rules on calculation of time-limits both for domestic and international purposes.

The rules laid down apply to time-limits established by law, by a judicial authority or administrative authority, by an arbitral body or by parties to a contract.