Poland

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 3-IV-1996 2-VI-1996
Denmark 23-IV-1996 22-VI-1996
Slovakia 26-IV-1996 25-VI-1996
Israel 1-V-1996 30-VI-1996
Finland 6-VI-1996 5-VIII-1996
Netherlands 17-VI-1996 16-VIII-1996
Germany 16-VII-1996 14-IX-1996
United States of America 12-IX-1996 11-XI-1996
Norway 21-X-1996 20-XII-1996
Australia 11-XI-1996 10-I-1997
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 23-XII-1996 21-II-1997
Cyprus 15-I-1997 16-III-1997
Sweden 12-II-1997 13-IV-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
Portugal 11-IV-2001 8-VI-2001
Estonia 14-XII-2001 12-II-2002
France 4-II-2003 5-IV-2003
Latvia 28-VII-2004 26-IX-2004
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 Poland and Entry into force
Luxembourg 2-VI-1996
Denmark 22-VI-1996
Slovakia 25-VI-1996
Israel 30-VI-1996
Finland 5-VIII-1996
Netherlands 16-VIII-1996
Germany 14-IX-1996
United States of America 11-XI-1996
Norway 20-XII-1996
Australia 10-I-1997
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 21-II-1997
Cyprus 16-III-1997
Sweden 13-IV-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
Portugal 8-VI-2001
Estonia 12-II-2002
France 5-IV-2003
Latvia 26-IX-2004
Greece 28-XI-2005
Monaco 6-III-2009
Turkey 16-III-2010
Brazil 22-VIII-2017
China, People's Republic of 5-VI-1998
Belarus 18-II-2003
Bulgaria 18-II-2003
Kuwait 18-II-2003
Lithuania 18-II-2003
Russian Federation 18-II-2003
Slovenia 18-II-2003
Sri Lanka 18-II-2003
Ukraine 18-II-2003
Hungary 11-III-2007
Romania 11-III-2007
Seychelles 11-III-2007
Bosnia and Herzegovina 21-X-2008
India 7-XI-2008
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2-XI-2009
Croatia 19-II-2010
Serbia 17-X-2010
Albania 7-VIII-2017
South Africa 10-II-1998

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe and Aruba)

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

(acceptance also for the Dependent Territories of Anguilla, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, [Hong Kong] and the Isle of Man)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Brazil's accession on 23 June 2017)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the People's Republic of China's accession on 6 April 1998)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Belarus' accession on 20 December 2002)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Bulgaria's accession on 20 December 2002)

Kuwait - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Kuwait's accession on 20 December 2002)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Lithuania's accession on 20 December 2002)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 20 December 2002)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Slovenia's accession on 20 December 2002)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 20 December 2002)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Ukraine's accession on 20 December 2002)

Hungary - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Hungary's accession on 10 January 2007)

Romania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Romania's accession on 10 January 2007)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of the Seychelles on 10 January 2007.)

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 22 August 2008)

India - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of India on 8 September 2008)

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 3 September 2009)

Croatia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Croatia on 21 December 2009)

Serbia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Serbia on 18 August 2010)

Albania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Albania's accession on 8 June 2017)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Poland accepted South Africa's accession on 12 December 1997)