The repository is a searchable electronic database of materials relating to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and its protocols (collectively the ‘CTC’).

The repository includes documents provided by UNIDROIT, ICAO, OTIF, and many others. The documents consist of legal texts; developmental and legislative documents from before, during, and after the diplomatic conferences; international registry materials; national documents relating to the implementation of the CTC; cases and administrative activity; scholarly articles; professional materials; materials related to the economic assessment of the CTC; and instructional materials.

The repository is organised into databases by category of material. You may also find documents on a country-by-country basis. Alternatively, click here to see all the documents in the Repository.

The list below contains additional information about the databases and links to access them:


Developmental and Legislative MaterialContaining preparatory materials, acts and proceedings from the diplomatic conferences, and materials contemplated by such conferences, including the Official Commentaries by chapter

Economic AssessmentContaining documents relating to the economic assessment of the CTC

Instructional MaterialsContaining descriptive and self-instructional materials on the CTC and supplemental modules integrating the CTC into established academic classes

International Registry MaterialsContaining current and developmental materials related to each international registry

National Implementation MaterialContaining national documents and legal materials relating to CTC ratification and implementation by contracting states, and summary notes describing the actions taken by such contracting states which link relevant documents

Operative Legal TextsContaining current versions of the Convention, Protocols, and Regulations and Procedures for the International Registry

Guides to to the Cape Town ConventionContaining materials intended for courts, civil aviation authorities, practitioners, academics, and all others using or interpreting CTC

Professor Sir Roy Goode’s Official CommentariesContaining the text of the Official Commentaries by chapter and annotations thereto, as well as the Principles-Based Guide to the 5th and final version of the Official Commentary

Reporting on Judicial ActivityContaining documents associated with judicial actions related to the CTC

Academic TextsContaining scholarly articles and books on the CTC

Video LibraryContaining videos on the CTC and its Protocols