Azerbaijan accedes to the Service Convention and Child Support Convention
The Permanent Bureau has been informed that on 17 February 2023 the Republic of Azerbaijan deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) and the Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (2007 Child Support Convention).
With the accession of Azerbaijan, the 1965 Service Convention now has 80 Contracting Parties. It will enter into force for Azerbaijan on 1 September 2023, subject to the Article 28 procedure. More information on this Convention is available on the Service Section of the HCCH website.
As for the 2007 Child Support Convention, with the accession of Azerbaijan 46 States and the European Union are now bound by it. It will enter into force for Azerbaijan on 28 February 2024. More information on this Convention is available on the Child Support Section of the HCCH website.
Azerbaijan has been a Member of the HCCH since 2014 and is now a Contracting Party to four HCCH Conventions.