Contracting States in 1991
In addition to the contracting states to the Brussels Convention over which the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 gave the UK courts jurisdiction, the contracting states to the Lugano Convenion were the members of the European Free Trade Association who were not members of the European Economic Community (now European Union); namely Austria, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Poland became a contracting state when it signed the Lugano Convention in 2000.
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