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CRCICA Award no. 64/1995, in: Mohie Eldin I. Alam Eldin, Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre of International Commercial Arbitration, The Hague 2000, 175

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CRCICA Award no. 64/1995, in: Mohie Eldin I. Alam Eldin, Arbitral Awards of the Cairo Regional Centre of International Commercial Arbitration, The Hague 2000, 175
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CASE NO. 29

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Award of 24 September 1996, case No.64/1995

Arbitrators:

 Three arbitrators of Egyptian nationality

Parties:

 Claimant: An African tourism company; Respondent: Another African tourism company

Place of Arbitration:

 CRCICA Cairo, Egypt

Subject Matter:

 interpretation of contract

Language of Arbitration:

 Arabic

Applicable law: 

Egyptian law

Held

A contract should be interpreted in order to support the intention of the parties. Terms of contract are interpreted to reflect what the parties had intended at the time of entering the contract. Terms should be interpreted as a whole and should not be isolated for purposes of interpretation.

Referring Principles
Trans-Lex Principle: IV.5.1 - Intentions of the parties
Trans-Lex Principle: IV.5.2 - Context-oriented interpretation
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