Articles: Arts 2-6
Nicaragua interprets the Convention’s provisions as being applicable as well to family law, in accordance with Article 1 of said Convention, in view of the fact that at the date of the Convention’s signature family-law institutions were part of civil law, so that Nicaragua understands that it was the intention of the Parties not to exclude family-law matters.
Nicaragua declares that it is opposed to the service of judicial documents within its territory under Article 8, second paragraph of the Convention.
Nicaragua declares that it objects to the forms and channels of sending and service of documents set out in Article 10 (a), (b) and (c) of the Convention.
Nicaragua declares that it accepts the provisions of Article 15, second paragraph of the Convention.
Nicaragua declares that in accordance with Article 16, third paragraph of the Convention, an application for relief will not be entertained if it is filed after the expiration of a period of one year following the date that the judgment has been entered.