Albania joins the 1961 Hague Form of Wills Convention

On 25 October 2013, the depositary of the Hague Conventions received the instrument of accession of Albania to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 on the Conflicts of Laws Relating to the Form of Testamentary Dispositions. The Convention, which now counts 42 Contracting States, will enter into force for Albania on 24 December 2013. ...

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Entry into force of the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention after ratification by Albania

On 13 September 2012, Albania deposited its instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. The instrument was accompanied by reservations and a declaration. Since the deposit of the instrument of ratification by Albania is the second deposit, the Convention will, in accordance with...

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Albania signs the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that on 21 October 2011 Albania signed the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. His Excellency Mr Gazmend Barbullushi, Ambassador of Albania, signed the Convention at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the...

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European Union signs and ratifies 2007 Hague Protocol; Albania accedes to two Hague Conventions

On 8 April 2010, during the Council on General Affairs of the Hague Conference, the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations was signed and ratified by the European Union.  On the same occasion, Albania acceded to the Hague Conventions of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure and of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign...

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Eighty Contracting States for the Legalisation Convention

On Wednesday, 3 September 2003, Albania deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, thus becoming the 80th State Party to this Convention. After the period of six months mentioned in Article 12 (in this case the expiry date will be 10 March 2004), the Convention will...

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Albania joins the Hague Conference

On Tuesday, 4 June 2002, Albania, after having been admitted as a new Member State, accepted the Statute of the Hague Conference and has thus become the 61st Member State of the Organisation. Albania was already a Party to the Hague Convention on intercountry adoption. ...

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