(iii) The place where goods responsible for multimodal transport or place of delivery are taken over: or 4. The provisions of paragraphs 2 and 3 of this article are considered to be part of any compromise clause or agreement, and any incompatible clause or agreement is not applicable. www.asean.org/storage/2016/01/11/publication/KUALA_LUMPUR_TRANSPORT_STRATEGIC_PLAN.pdf AFAMT`s overall objective is to facilitate the movement of goods through different modes of transport, to promote international trade between ASEAN countries and with third countries. The practical objective of AFAMT is to create a regional environment to facilitate the transport of goods transported by different modes of transport within ASEAN and with third countries, whether by air, sea, road, rail or river. (5) This article does not affect the validity of an arbitration agreement between the parties under the requirement of multimodal international transport.” “1. In the context of the international multimodal transport legal proceedings under this agreement, the applicant may, after his election, refer the matter to a competent court under the law of the country where the seat of the court is located, in the area of jurisdiction of one of the following places: c. the place which takes the goods responsible for multimodal transport or the place of delivery; or d. Any other location designated for this purpose in the multimodal transport contract and established in the multimodal transport document. AFAMT was signed in 2005 by ten ASEAN member states.
Seven (7) countries have ratified the agreement and have entered into force among these countries. Kuala Lumpur`s Strategic Transport Plan (KLTSP) 2016-2025 calls for the development of an implementation framework, an action plan and a mechanism for implementing AFAMT. It is a review of the different procedures for each mode of transport (by sea, air, road, rail or river) in order to streamline procedures in accordance with the development of a multimodal transport system and to integrate the legal, regulatory and procedural aspects. B. The location where the multimodal transport contract was entered into, provided that the defendant had a place of business, branch or agency through which the contract was entered into; or two. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this article, an agreement reached by the parties as a result of the deposition of a claim is valid and is the place where the plaintiff can bring an action. 1. Subject to the provisions of this article, the parties may, by mutual agreement, demonstrate in writing that any dispute that may arise in the context of international multimodal transportation under this agreement is referred to arbitration proceedings. B. Any other place provided for this purpose in the arbitration clause or agreement. The Kuala Lumpur Strategic Transport Plan (KLTSP) 2016-2025 was developed by the members of the ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan Task Force as part of the consultation and with input from the ASEAN secretariat and all working groups, as well as sub 4 ASEAN TRANSPORT STRATEGIC PLAN 2016-2025 ASEAN TRANSPORT STRATEGIC PLAN 2016-2025 5-bits of the official asean TRANSPORT (STOM) meeting. The KLTSP builds on the achievements of BAP 2011-2015 and is part of the following vision of transport cooperation for the post-2015 adopted by ASEAN transport ministers: “Towards more connectivity, efficiency, integration, security and sustainability of ASEAN transport, to strengthen ASEAN`s competitiveness and promote inclusive growth and development in the region”