New accessions to Hague Convention have taken place today:
__ “Cuba deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (“Child Abduction Convention”). The Child Abduction Convention, which now has 99 Contracting Parties, will enter into force for Cuba on 1 December 2018”.
__ “Paraguay deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children (“Child Protection Convention”), making it the 49th Contracting Party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Paraguay on 1 July 2019”.
__ “The Philippines deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (“Apostille Convention”). With the accession of the Philippines, the Apostille Convention now has 117 Contracting Parties. Following the usual six-month period, the Convention will enter into force for the Philippines on 14 May 2019”.