The Republic of Moldova joins the Hague Service Convention

On 4 July 2012, the Republic of Moldova deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. In the absence of any objection to this accession, the Service Convention will enter into force for the Republic of Moldova on 1 February 2013.   ...

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Armenia accedes to the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions

On 27 June 2012, the Republic of Armenia deposited its instruments of accession to the Hague Conventions of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters and of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters. The Evidence Convention will enter into force for Armenia on 26 August 2012. In the...

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Montenegro accedes to Hague Service and Evidence Conventions

On 16 January 2012, the depositary of the Hague Conventions received the instruments of accession from Montenegro to (1) the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters and (2) the Hague Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters. Montenegro...

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Workshop on the Hague Service Convention, Mexico

Mexico - Workshop on the Hague Service Convention On 28 November 2011, over 140 experts, judges, government officials, process servers, professors and members of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law attended a workshop in Mexico City, Mexico, on the practical operation of the Hague Convention of 15 November of 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and...

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Australia accedes to Hague Service Convention

On 15 March 2010, Australia deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. The accession was announced in a press release by the Australian Attorney-General on 18 March 2010. ...

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Hague Service Convention soon in force for 60 States

On 8 September 2009, Belize deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. In the absence of any objection from a State which has ratified the Convention before 8 September 2009, Belize will become the 60th...

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Third Russian Seminar held in Ekaterinburg

On 15 and 16 May 2008, a seminar on the implementation of the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters and the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters was held in Ekaterinburg. This seminar was the third in a series of Russian seminars: the...

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4th ASEAN Law Forum in Ha Noi

Fourth Law Forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) On 8 and 9 April 2008, the Fourth ASEAN Law Forum on Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters was held in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. The Forum, hosted by the Ministry of Justice of Viet Nam, was attended by experts from the ASEAN Member States - Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,...

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Service of Process under the Hague 1965 Service Convention - Saint Petersburg Seminar

On 30 and 31 January 2007, a seminar on the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters was held in Saint Petersburg. This Seminar, a follow-up from an initial seminar convened in Moscow on 4-5 October 2005, was jointly organised by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law...

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MERCOSUR / HCCH

On 10 November 2006, the Ministers of Justice of the Member States of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela), as well as of the Associate States Chile and Bolivia, signed a declaration encouraging States of the region which have not already done so to ratify/accede to the Hague Apostille, Service, Evidence and Access to Justice Conventions. The official text of the...

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