Latvia

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
Luxembourg 16-V-1995 15-VII-1995
Finland 22-VI-1995 21-VIII-1995
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 14-VII-1995 12-IX-1995
Germany 18-IX-1995 17-XI-1995
Italy 17-XI-1995 16-I-1996
Australia 21-XI-1995 20-I-1996
Norway 28-XI-1995 27-I-1996
Israel 29-XII-1995 27-II-1996
Slovakia 21-III-1996 20-V-1996
Denmark 23-IV-1996 22-VI-1996
Netherlands 17-VI-1996 16-VIII-1996
Sweden 14-VIII-1996 13-X-1996
United States of America 12-IX-1996 11-XI-1996
Cyprus 15-I-1997 16-III-1997
Singapore 5-III-1997 4-V-1997
Spain 26-III-1997 25-V-1997
Mexico 27-V-1997 26-VII-1997
Argentina 23-VII-1997 21-IX-1997
Czech Republic 14-XI-1997 13-I-1998
Switzerland 12-V-1998 11-VII-1998
France 6-I-1999 7-III-1999
Portugal 11-IV-2001 8-VI-2001
Greece 29-IX-2005 28-XI-2005
Monaco 5-I-2009 6-III-2009
Turkey 15-I-2010 16-III-2010
Entry into force between Latvia and Entry into force
Luxembourg 15-VII-1995
Finland 21-VIII-1995
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 12-IX-1995
Germany 17-XI-1995
Italy 16-I-1996
Australia 20-I-1996
Norway 27-I-1996
Israel 27-II-1996
Slovakia 20-V-1996
Denmark 22-VI-1996
Netherlands 16-VIII-1996
Sweden 13-X-1996
United States of America 11-XI-1996
Cyprus 16-III-1997
Singapore 4-V-1997
Spain 25-V-1997
Mexico 26-VII-1997
Argentina 21-IX-1997
Czech Republic 13-I-1998
Switzerland 11-VII-1998
France 7-III-1999
Portugal 8-VI-2001
Greece 28-XI-2005
Monaco 6-III-2009
Turkey 16-III-2010
Malta 4-XII-2011
Morocco 4-XII-2011
Colombia 1-VI-2012
Montenegro 1-VI-2012
Belarus 26-IX-2004
Bulgaria 26-IX-2004
China, People's Republic of 26-IX-2004
Estonia 26-IX-2004
Kuwait 26-IX-2004
Lithuania 26-IX-2004
Poland 26-IX-2004
Romania 26-IX-2004
Russian Federation 26-IX-2004
Seychelles 26-IX-2004
Slovenia 26-IX-2004
Sri Lanka 26-IX-2004
Ukraine 26-IX-2004
Hungary 2-IX-2005
South Africa 19-X-1997
India 1-IX-2007
Bosnia and Herzegovina 17-III-2009
Liechtenstein 19-IV-2009
Iceland 19-IV-2009
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1-XI-2009
Croatia 7-VI-2010
Korea, Republic of 7-VI-2010
Serbia 12-XI-2010
Albania 23-I-2011

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Entry into force

By a Note dated 9 February 1995 and received on 21 February 1995, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands that, unless otherwise stated, in future the acceptance by the United Kingdom of the accession of any State to the Convention shall also be acceptance in respect of all the territories for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible and to which the application of the Convention has been extended.

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe and Aruba)

Malta - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Malta on 5 October 2011)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Morocco on 5 October 2011)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Colombia on 2 April 2012)

Montenegro - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Montenegro on 2 April 2012)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Belarus' accession on 28 July 2004)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Bulgaria's accession on 28 July 2004)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted China's accession on 28 July 2004)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Estonia's accession on 28 July 2004)

Kuwait - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Kuwait's accession on 28 July 2004)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Lithuania's accession on 28 July 2004)

Poland - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Poland's accession on 28 July 2004)

Romania - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Romania's accession on 28 July 2004)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 28 July 2004)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of the Seychelles on 28 July 2004)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Slovenia's accession on 28 July 2004)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 28 July 2004)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Ukraine's accession on 28 July 2004)

Hungary - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted Hungary's accession on 4 July 2005)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted South Africa's accession on 20 August 1997)

India - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of India on 3 July 2007)

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 16 January 2009)

Liechtenstein - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Liechtenstein on 18 February 2009)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Iceland on 18 February 2009)

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 2 September 2009)

Croatia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Croatia on 8 April 2010)

Korea, Republic of - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of the Republic of Korea on 8 April 2010)

Serbia - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Serbia on 13 September 2010)

Albania - Entry into force

(Latvia accepted the accession of Albania on 24 November 2010)