ICC DOCDEX Rules
ICC Rules for Documentary Instruments Dispute Resolution Expertise
（In effect from 15 March 2002 ）
Article 1: Dispute Resolution Service
1.1. These Rules concern a service called Documentary Instruments Dispute Resolution Expertise (DOCDEX) which is available in connection with any dispute related to:
· a documentary credit incorporating the ICC Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP), and the application of the UCP and/or of the ICC Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursement under Documentary Credits (URR),
· a collection incorporating the ICC Uniform Rules for Collections (URC), and the application of the URC,
· a demand guarantee incorporating the ICC Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG), and the application of the URDG.
Its objective is to provide an independent, impartial and prompt expert decision (DOCDEX Decision) on how the dispute should be resolved on the basis of the terms and conditions of the documentary credit, the collection instruction, or the demand guarantee and the applicable ICC Rules, be it the UCP, the URR, the URC or the URDG (ICC Rules).
Any reference to DOCDEX will be deemed to apply to the latest version of the DOCDEX Rules and the applicable version of the ICC Rules , unless otherwise stipulated in the documentary credit, the collection instruction or the demand guarantee.