Following consultation of the Member States, Montenegro became the 67th Member of the Conference with effect as of 1 March 2007, date of the declaration by Montenegro of its acceptance of the Statute. At this same date, Montenegro also succeeded to various Hague Conventions to which the former Serbia and Montenegro was already a Party *:
Convention of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure
Convention of 5 October 1961 on the Conflicts of Laws Relating to the Form of Testamentary Dispositions
Convention of 4 May 1971 on the Law Applicable to Traffic Accidents
Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Law Applicable to Products Liability
Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice
* On 30 January 2007, Montenegro had already declared to be bound by the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.