Pakistan accedes to the Apostille Convention

Today, 8 July 2022, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention). The Apostille Convention will enter into force for Pakistan on 9 March 2023. With this accession, the Convention now has 123 Contracting Parties. More information on this...

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Pakistan: Hague Abduction Convention Enters into Force

On 1 March 2017, the Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction entered into force for Pakistan. After having deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on 22 December 2016, Pakistan became the 96th Contracting State to the instrument. More information is available on the Child Abduction Section of the Hague Conference website. While not a...

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Pakistan joins the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention

On 22 December 2016, Pakistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and thus became the 96th Contracting State to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Pakistan on 1 March 2017. At the ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the...

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