Date and place of adoption: March 22, 2003 in Yaounde
Date of publication in the OHADA Official Gazette: July 31, 2003
Entry into force: January 1st, 2004
The UACCGR applies to all road transportation contracts where the place of collection of goods and the place of delivery, as specified in the contract, are situated either within the territory of an OHADA Member State or in the territory of two different States of which at least one is a member of OHADA, excluding the transportation of dangerous goods, Funeral transportation, moving transportation, or any other transportation under international postal conventions.
The Uniform Act applies regardless of the domicile and nationality of the parties to the contract of carriage. It regulates the conclusion, performance, liability and litigation arising from transportation.