21: Convention of 2 October 1973 Concerning the International Administration of the Estates of Deceased Persons

Entry into force: 1-VII-1993


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Last update: 4-VI-2014
Number of Contracting Parties to this Convention: 3
The expression “Contracting Party” covers both cases in which the Convention has, and cases in which the Convention has not yet, entered into force for that Party following the deposit of its instrument of ratification, accession, acceptance or approval (see column EIF in the chart).


Contracting Parties to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.

Contracting Party S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N/DC7
Czech Republic 1-I-1993 Su 1-VII-1993 D 31
Italy 6-II-1975
Luxembourg 2-X-1973
Netherlands 2-X-1973
Portugal 10-X-1973 22-IV-1976 R 1-VII-1993 D 5,6,8,10,30,31
Slovakia 1-I-1993 Su 1-VII-1993 D 31,43
Turkey 29-IX-1976 D 30
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2-X-1973

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;

A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;

4) EIF = Entry into force
5) EXT = Extensions of application
6) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N/DC = Reservations, declarations, notifications or depositary communications