The Hague Convention on International Access to Justice

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This is the seventh in a series of “accession kits” being prepared by the Commonwealth Secretariat primarily to assist Commonwealth countries in considering whether to accede to selected international conventions, especially in the field of private international law.

This paper is a review of the most recent Hague Convention in civil procedure. It contains the full English text of the Convention and recommendations and advice as to accession procedures.



Other Provisions of the Convention

Introduction. The Convention contains three further substantive Articles, between them forming two “Chapters” of the Convention, dealing with three other aspects of civil procedure, the first being about copies of entries and decisions and the second about physical detention and the third about safe–conduct.


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