Latin American meeting on the international protection of children and the recovery of maintenance abroad

From 4 until 6 December 2013, officials from National Organs, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of Justice, State Attorneys, representatives of the Judiciary, Members of the International Hague Network of Judges, Central Authorities, Childhood Authorities and academics from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico,...

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Austria joins the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention

On Wednesday 9 October 2013, the Ambassador of Austria in the Netherlands, Dr Werner Druml, deposited on behalf of Austria the instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults ("2000 Protection of Adults Convention"). Austria is the eighth Contracting State to join the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention, which came into force on 1...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, March 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents March 2013: Introduction The 2007 Hague Child Support Convention: an update Entry into Force Caseworker’s Practical Handbook Electronic...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, September & November 2012

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents September 2012: Introduction Meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, 17 to 20 April 2012 ...

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Sweden ratifies 1996 Hague Protection of Children Convention

On 26 September 2012, Sweden deposited its instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. The instrument was accompanied by a reservation. The Convention will, in accordance with its Article 61(2)(a), enter into...

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Lesotho accedes to three Hague Children's Conventions

On 18 June 2012, Lesotho deposited its instruments of accession to the Hague Conventions of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, and of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility...

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The United Kingdom joins the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention

On 27 July 2012, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited its instrument of ratification in respect of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. The instrument of ratification was accompanied by declarations and a...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings available on the HCCH website

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the HCCH International Family Law Briefings are now available on the HCCH website. The Briefings are quarterly updates provided by the Permanent Bureau to International Family Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in this field. Download the full Briefing for June...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, June 2012

Recently published: the quarterly update, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents: Introduction Part II of the Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention and the 1996...

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