LODGED BY THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN UNDER THE CAPE TOWN CONVENTION AT THE TIME OF THE DEPOSIT OF ITS INSTRUMENT OF ACCESSION
General declaration under Article 39(1)(a)
The Kingdom of Sweden declares that all categories of non-consensual rights or interests which under its law have and will in the future have priority over an interest in an object equivalent to that of the holder of a registered international interest shall have priority over a registered international interest, whether in or outside insolvency proceedings and whether registered before or after the Kingdom of Sweden’s accession.
General declaration under Article 39(1)(b)
The Kingdom of Sweden declares that nothing in the Convention shall affect its right or that of any State entity, any intergovernmental Organisation or other private provider of public services to arrest or detain an object under its laws for payment of amounts owed to it or to any such State entity, Organisation or provider directly relating to the services provided by it in respect of that object or another object.
Declaration under Article 39(4)
The Kingdom of Sweden declares that pursuant to Article 39(4) of the Convention a right or interest in a category referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above shall have priority over an international interest registered prior to the date of deposit of the Swedish instrument of accession.
Declaration under Article 40
The Kingdom of Sweden declares that for purposes of Article 40 of the Convention a non-consensual right or interest arising under Swedish law in which an object is subject to attachment or seizure (including provisionally), shall be registrable under the Convention as regards any category of object as if the right or interest were an international interest and shall be regulated accordingly.
Mandatory declaration under Article 54(2) applicable to all relevant remedies
The Kingdom of Sweden declares that all remedies available to the creditor under the Convention which are not expressed under the relevant provision thereof to require application to the court may be exercised without court action and without leave of the court.
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobrandini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.