Tipo

Adhesión**

Belgium *, Finland **, Germany, the Netherlands *** and Spain **** raised an objection to the accession within the period of six months specified in Article 12, paragraph 2, and expiring on 15 May 2005. Therefore, the Convention will not enter into force between India and the above-mentioned Contracting States.

Belgium, 20-04-2005
(Translation)
The Embassy hereby notifies that Belgium believes it is necessary to make a reservation in connection with India's accession to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.

* By Note dated 9 January 2008, the Embassy of Belgium informed the depositary of the withdrawal of Belgian's objection effective immediately.

Germany, 21-04-2005
(Translation)
India has declared its accession to the Hague Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents of 5 October 1961.
The Embassy hereby raises an objection to India's accession with reference to article 12, paragraph 2, of the Convention.

Finland, 02-05-2005
Pursuant to Article 15, second paragraph, of that Convention Finland hereby objects to the accession of India. Consequently, pursuant to Article 15, third paragraph, the Convention shall not enter into force between India and Finland.

** On 5 October 2009, Finland has withdrawn the objection in accordance with article 12, paragraph 2, of the Convention. Therefore, the Convention has entered into force between Finland and India on 5 October 2009.

Netherlands, 13-05-2005
(Translation)
... the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba) raises an objection to the accession of India to the Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents.

*** On 16 September 2008, the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba) has withdrawn the objection in accordance with article 12, paragraph 2, of the Convention. Therefore, the Convention has entered into force between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and India on 16 September 2008.

Spain, 13-05-2005
(Translation)
In accordance with Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Convention, Spain hereby declares that the Convention shall not enter into force between the Republic of India and the Kingdom of Spain.

**** On 12 February 2008, Spain has withdrawn the objection in accordance with article 12, paragraph 2, of the Convention. Therefore, the Convention has entered into force between Spain and India on 12 February 2008.

NOTICE FROM THE DEPOSITARY
On 25 May 2005 the depositary received an objection from Portugal concerning India’s accession. Since the objection was received after the time limit for filing objections had expired, it will have no legal consequences.