02: Convention of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure

Entry into force: 12-IV-1957


Members of the Organisation

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - competent authority (Art. 1)

the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Square of Bosnia and Herzegovina No 1
71000 SARAJEVO
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel.: +387 (33) 223 501/ +387 (33) 281 506
Fax: +387 (33) 223 504
Internet: www.mpr.gov.ba

(This page was last updated on 15 April 2010)


Croatia

Croatia - competent authority (Art. 1+9)

the Ministry of Justice and Administration of the Republic of Croatia

Cyprus

Cyprus - competent authority (Art. 1)

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Justice and Public Order
125 Athalassas Avenue
1461 NICOSIA
tel.: +357 (22) 805 955
fax: +357 (22) 518 356

 

(The contact details of this authority were last updated on 19 December 2005)


France

France - competent authority (Art. 1, 9)

Ministère de la Justice
Direction des Affaires Civiles et du Sceau
Bureau du droit de l'Union, du droit international privé et de l'entraide civile (BDIP)
13, Place Vendôme
75042 Paris Cedex 01
téléphone : + 33 (1) 44 77 61 05 - fax : + 33 (1) 44 77 61 22
messagerie : entraide-civile-internationale@justice.gouv.fr
Site Internet : http://www.justice.gouv.fr/
http://www.entraide-civile-internationale.justice.gouv.fr/

(This page was last updated on 4 September 2015)


Iceland

Iceland - competent authority (Art. 1, 9 & 23)

District Commissioner of Sudurnes (Sýslumađurinn á Suđurnesjum)
Vatnsnesvegur 33
230 Keflavík
Iceland
Tel: +354 458 2200

E-mail: sudurnes@syslumenn.is

Contact Person:
Ms Inga Lóa Steinarsdóttir, e-mail: ingaloa@syslumenn.is

(This page was last updated on 7 September 2016)


Japan

Japan - competent authority (Art. 1, 9 & 23)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs

General website: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/cp/page25e_000251.html


Netherlands

Netherlands - competent authority

(Translation)
For the European part of the Netherlands, the authority which, in accordance with the provisions of the Convention, executes Letters of Request originating from the States in which the Convention is in force, is the district court within whose jurisdiction execution must take place.
For the Caribbean part of the Netherlands the authority to whom, in accordance with the provisions of the Convention, Letters of Request originating from States in which the Convention is in force, must be transmitted is the President of the Court of Justice.

Poland

Poland - competent authority (Art. 1)

I. A l'article 1, alinéa 1:
Le Gouvernement de la République Populaire de Pologne désigne, comme autorité compétente pour recevoir les demandes de signification des actes provenant de l'étranger, les présidents des tribunaux de voïvodie dans la circonscription desquels réside le destinataire de l'acte à signifier, indépendamment de la voie par laquelle la demande a été transmise – par l'agence consulaire ou bien par la section consulaire de l'agence diplomatique de l'Etat, membre de la Convention.

Poland - competent authority (Art. 9)

the Ministry of Justice


Romania

Romania - competent authority (Art. 1, 9 & 23)

Ministry of Justice
Department of International Law and Treaties
Unit of judicial co-operation in civil and commercial matters
Strada Apollodor 17
Sector 5 BUCURESTI
Cod 050741
Romania
Tel: +40372041077, +403742041078 (director’s office)
Tel: +40372041083, +40372041217, +40372041218
Fax: +4037204 1079
Internet: http://www.just.ro/
E-mail: ddit@just.ro
Contact person: Viviana ONACA Ph.d., Director
Languages of communication: Romanian, English, French

(This page was last updated on 22 January 2010)


Russian Federation

Russian Federation - competent authority

Unofficial English translation:
With regard to the provisions of Articles 1, 6, 9 and 15 of the above-said Convention, I have the honour to inform you that in conformity to the procedure existing in the Russian Federation legal documents issued by foreign law authorities and intended for the delivery to persons residing on the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as legal instructions of the above-mentioned law authorities should be forwarded for execution to the relevant Russian institutions by diplomatic channels through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. This procedure shall, by no means, prevent diplomatic and consular missions of foreign countries in the Russian Federation to present documents to citizens of the countries represented by these missions in accordance with the conditions stipulated in the last paragraph of Article 6 of said Convention.


Serbia

Serbia - competent authority (Art. 2)

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia
Sector for international legal assistance
Department for international legal assistance in civil matters
Nemanjina 22/26 Str.
11000 Belgrade
Republic of Serbia
Tel/Fax: +381 (11) 3622 352

Contact persons:

Languag/es spoken by staff: English

(This page was last updated on 18 February 2019)


Slovenia

Slovenia - competent authority (Art. 1)

The Ministry of Justice and Administration of the Republic of Slovenia

Ukraine

Ukraine - competent authority

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
Directorate on International Law and Co-operation
Department on International Law  
13, Horodetskogo St.
KYIV 01001
Ukraine
tel.: + 380 44  279 69 77 / + 380 44  278 11 76 / + 380 44  279 7256
tel./fax: + 380 44  278 11 76
e-mail: mdcivil@minjust.gov.ua or ilad@minjust.gov.ua
website: www.minjust.gov.ua

Contact persons:

  • Mrs Kateryna Shevchenko, Deputy Head of the Directorate – Head of the Department on International Law
    (languages of communication: Russian, English, French)
  • Mrs Ryabets Tetyana, Deputy Head of the Division on Private International Law
    (language of communication: Russian)  

(This page was last updated on 20 February 2013)


Non-Member Parties of the Organisation