Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
France 4-IV-2011 3-VI-2011
Netherlands 30-V-2011 29-VII-2011
Czech Republic 4-VII-2011 2-IX-2011
Finland 13-VII-2011 11-IX-2011
Argentina 26-VII-2011 24-IX-2011
Cyprus 8-VIII-2011 7-X-2011
Slovakia 21-IX-2011 20-XI-2011
Switzerland 23-IX-2011 22-XI-2011
Latvia 5-X-2011 4-XII-2011
Ukraine 31-X-2011 30-XII-2011
China, People's Republic of 2-XII-2011 31-I-2012
Australia 9-III-2012 8-V-2012
United States of America 2-IV-2012 1-VI-2012
Norway 18-VII-2012 16-IX-2012
Spain 21-VIII-2012 20-X-2012
Bulgaria 5-XII-2012 3-II-2013
Serbia 9-IV-2013 8-VI-2013
Mexico 6-VIII-2013 5-X-2013
Belarus 6-VI-2014 5-VIII-2014
Denmark 14-V-2016 13-VII-2016
Turkey 5-VII-2016 3-IX-2016
Korea, Republic of 6-XII-2016 4-II-2017
Estonia 11-IX-2017 10-XI-2017
Slovenia 26-X-2017 25-XII-2017
Israel 13-VII-2018 11-IX-2018
Lithuania 28-II-2019 29-IV-2019
Entry into force between Malta and Entry into force
France 3-VI-2011
Netherlands 29-VII-2011
Czech Republic 2-IX-2011
Finland 11-IX-2011
Argentina 24-IX-2011
Cyprus 7-X-2011
Slovakia 20-XI-2011
Switzerland 22-XI-2011
Latvia 4-XII-2011
Ukraine 30-XII-2011
China, People's Republic of 31-I-2012
Australia 8-V-2012
United States of America 1-VI-2012
Norway 16-IX-2012
Spain 20-X-2012
Bulgaria 3-II-2013
Serbia 8-VI-2013
Mexico 5-X-2013
Belarus 5-VIII-2014
Denmark 13-VII-2016
Turkey 3-IX-2016
Korea, Republic of 4-II-2017
Estonia 10-XI-2017
Slovenia 25-XII-2017
Israel 11-IX-2018
Lithuania 29-IV-2019

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance also on behalf of the SAR of Hong Kong and Macao)

Spain - Entry into force

The Convention would enter into force between Spain and Malta on 20 October 2012, in accordance with Article 39, last paragraph. However, it will take effect on a later date (see Malta's declaration of 1 August 2012).