115th Anniversary HCCH - Hague Protection of Adults Convention soon to enter into force

On Thursday 18 September 2008, the 115th anniversary of the Hague Conference on Private International Law was celebrated in the Academy Building, on the grounds of the Peace Palace, in The Hague. During the celebration, the Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults received its third ratification. Consequently, the Convention has entered into force on...

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The European Community becomes Member of the HCCH

Text of the press release: 1. On 3 April 2007 the European Community (EC) became a Member of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, by depositing its instrument of acceptance of the Statute of the Hague Conference. The Hague Conference is the World Organisation for Cross-border Co-operation in Civil and Commercial Matters. 2. The deposit, preceded by a favourable decision...

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Protection of Adults Convention to receive its first ratification

On Wednesday, 5 November 2003, the United Kingdom deposited its instrument of ratification, for Scotland, of the Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults. The official signing ceremony took place a day earlier, at the British Ambassador's residence at The Hague, and was followed by a reception.The Convention, which had already been signed by the United Kingdom...

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Signature

The Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults was signed for the first time on Thursday, 13 January 2000 by the Netherlands, and thus bears that date....

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New Hague Convention on the Protection of Adults

From 20 September to 2 October 1999, a Special Commission meeting of a diplomatic character will be held in the Peace Palace (Academy Building) at The Hague to finalise the project on the future Hague Convention on the protection of adults. In the course of Saturday, 2 October 1999, the French and English authentic texts of this Convention, as adopted by the Special Diplomatic Commission, will be...

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Completion of the new Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults

A Special Diplomatic Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, meeting at the Peace Palace from 20 September 1999 until 2 October 1999, drew up a new international convention for the protection in cross-border situations of adults who, by reason of an impairment or insufficiency of their personal faculties, are not in a position to protect their interests. The Convention on...

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