Kazakhstan: Hague Maintenance Protocol Enters into Force

On 1 April 2017, the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations enters into force for Kazakhstan. After having deposited its instrument of accession to the Protocol on 12 December 2016, Kazakhstan becomes the 28th State to be bound by the Protocol.   More information is available on the Child Support Section of the Hague Conference website. ...

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Global Conference on Child Support and Family Maintenance in Asia-Pacific and Worldwide

Hong Kong: From 9 to 11 November 2015, more than 155 experts from Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, the People's Republic of China (including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR), Croatia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, the United...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, October 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents October 2013: Introduction Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention, 27 to 28 March 2013 Intercountry...

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Just published: Volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter has recently been published. The special focus of this volume of the Judges' Newsletter is on the concentration of jurisdiction under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and other international child...

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Completion of an EU partnership project between Romania, ENM and the Hague Conference on the International Recovery of Maintenance

From January 2012 until January 2014, the Ministry of Justice of Romania, the École Nationale de la Magistrature (ENM - France) and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference worked together on the project "Enhancing judicial international co-operation in matters relating to maintenance obligations" (JUST/2010/JCIV/AG/0026), in the context of the European Union "Civil Justice" Programme. ...

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The 2007 Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations comes into force

Today, 1 August 2013, the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations (hereinafter the 2007 Hague Protocol) comes into force at the international level between Serbia and the European Union (all Member States of the European Union with the exception of Denmark and the United Kingdom). The Hague Conference on Private International Law is marking this...

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Instruments of acceptance, ratification and accession deposited during the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference

PRESS RELEASE   Viet Nam becomes newest Hague Conference Member; Serbia ratifies the Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations; and Colombia joins the Hague Service Convention   At a ceremony on the grounds of the Peace Palace on 10 April 2013, the Socialist Republic of Viet  Nam became the 73rd Member of the Hague Conference on Private International...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, March 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents March 2013: Introduction The 2007 Hague Child Support Convention: an update Entry into Force Caseworker’s Practical Handbook Electronic...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, September & November 2012

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents September 2012: Introduction Meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, 17 to 20 April 2012 ...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings available on the HCCH website

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the HCCH International Family Law Briefings are now available on the HCCH website. The Briefings are quarterly updates provided by the Permanent Bureau to International Family Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in this field. Download the full Briefing for June...

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