The Uniform Law Conference has asked for model legislation to implement the UNCITRAL Convention on the use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (the E-Communications Convention, or the ECC). In order to prepare this legislation, one needs to answer a number of policy questions — and then some drafting questions.
I have done an issues paper outlining the questions that have occurred to me. I would very much like your views on the right answers.
Here are the questions, to pique your interest:
1. Should Canada accede to the Convention?
My proposed answer is Yes. Each province and territory can . . . [more]