Hague Convention on Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters

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Convention of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters
Signed 1 February 1971
Location The Netherlands
Effective 20 August 1979
Condition Ratification by 3 states
Signatories 3
Parties 5 (as of 2013)
Albania, Cyprus, Kuwait, Portugal and the Netherlands
Depositary Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands)
Languages English and French
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The Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters is a multilateral treaty governing the enforcement of judgments entered by one nation's legal authorities in other signatory nations. It is one of a number of conventions in the area of Private International Law of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in 1971.

States parties[edit]

Albania, Cyprus, Kuwait, Portugal and the Netherlands (Territory in Europe and Aruba) are parties to the convention.

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