Type

Accession**

Some  Contracting  States  raised  an  objection  to  the  accession  of  the  Dominican  Republic before 1 July 2009, namely Austria, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (see below) whose declarations are given below. Therefore, the Convention will not enter into force between the Dominican Republic and the above-mentioned Contracting States.

Austria, 24-06-2009

...with reference to article 12 paragraph 2 of the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents of 5 October 1961, the Republic of Austria raises an objection to the accession of the Dominican Republic to the said Convention.

Belgium, 24-06-2009

(Translation)
The Embassy hereby wishes to raise an objection to the accession of the Dominican Republic to the mentioned Convention, in accordance with Article 12.

Germany, 11-06-2009

(Translation)
The Dominican Republic has declared its accession to the Hague Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents of 5 October 1961.
The Federal Republic of Germany raises an objection to the accession of the Dominican Republic with reference to Article 12, second paragraph, of the Convention.

Netherlands,

26-06-2009
(Translation)
... the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba) raises an objection to the accession of the Dominican Republic to the Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents.
03-11-2017
The Kingdom of the Netherlands withdraws its declaration made in accordance with Article 12, second paragraph, of the Convention, objecting to the accession of the Dominican Republic to the Convention.
Therefore, the Convention will take effect between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Dominican Republic as of 3 November 2017.