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The Director General
Directorate General Justice and Consumers
JUST.A.1 Civil justice policy
tel.: +32 (2) 299 8393
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* The European Community became a Member of the Hague Conference on 3 April 2007. With the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009, the European Union replaces and succeeds the European Community as from that date.
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The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.