Declarations made by the former Czechoslovakia:
The Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia declares, with reference to Article 31 of the Convention concerning the International Administration of the Estates of Deceased Persons, concluded at The Hague on October 2, 1973, that for the purposes of, and subject to, the conditions set out in Article 3, the laws of Czechoslovakia shall be applied in order to designate the holder of the certificate and to indicate his powers if the deceased was a national of Czechoslovakia.
Moreover, the Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia declares in connection with Article 43 of the Convention according to all States the right to declare that the Convention shall be applicable to all territories for the international relations of which it is responsible, that keeping certain countries in a state of dependence is in its opinion contrary to the spirit and objectives of the United Nations Declaration of 14 December 1960 on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, which declares the necessity for a speedy and unconditional end to colonialism in all its forms.
Ratification under similar declaration as made upon signature and with the following declaration:
In adopting this Convention we declare that the Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia does not recognize in whole or in part the powers, relating to immovables situated within its territory, issued in conformity with Article 30 of the Convention.