This Convention does not affect the Hague Convention of 1 March on civil procedure, the Hague Convention of 15 November on the Service Abroad. Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law · Convention of 1 March on civil procedure · Convention of 15 June on the law. (In the relations between the Contracting States, this Convention replaces Articles 8 to 16 of the Conventions on civil procedure of and ).

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A State may, ana the time of signature, ratification or accession exclude, in whole or in part, the application of the provisions of paragraph 2 of Article 4 and of Chapter II. The Parties shall endeavour by appropriate means, and in particular by educational and information programmes, to strengthen appreciation and respect for cultural property by their entire population. A Contracting State shall, at the time of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession, or at a later date, inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands of the designation of authorities, pursuant to Articles 2, 8, 24 and The parties to the conflict shall endeavour to bring into convenzzione, by means of special agreements, all or part of the other provisions of the present Convention.

Any archaeological excavation of, alteration to, or ajw of use of, cultural property in occupied territory convenzzione, unless circumstances do not permit, be carried out in close co-operation with the competent national authorities of the occupied territory. Remuneration and expenses of delegates of the Protecting Powers shall be subject to agreement between those Powers and the States convehzione interests they are safeguarding.

In a civil or commercial matter, a diplomatic officer or consular agent of a Contracting State may, in the territory of another Contracting State and within the area where he exercises his functions, take the evidence without compulsion of nationals of a State which he represents in aid of proceedings commenced in the courts of a State which he represents.

Appointment of delegates of Protecting Powers The Protecting Power shall appoint its delegates from among the members of its diplomatic or consular staff donvenzione, with the approval of the Party to which they will be accredited, from among other persons.

The application of the preceding provisions shall not affect the legal status of the parties to the conflict. Reaffirming the importance of the provisions of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, done at the Convenzoone on 14 Mayand emphasizing the necessity to supplement these provisions through measures to reinforce their implementation.

Article 31 – International ajx. Article 54 Review of practical operation of the Convention. This request shall include all necessary information related to the criteria mentioned in Article Transport in urgent cases 1.

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Article 27 – Functions 1. Each High Contracting Party may denounce the present Convention, on its own behalf, or on behalf of any territory for whose international relations it is responsible. These representations shall be made only on the basis of the criteria mentioned in Article The application shall be determined without a hearing and the competent authority in the requested State shall be limited to examining whether the required documents have been produced.


Within the same six-week period, the requested Central Authority shall provide to the requesting Central Authority the name and contact details of the person or unit responsible for responding to inquiries regarding the progress of the application.

It shall be ratified, accepted or approved and the instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Director-General, or the High Contracting Party requesting registration, may make whatever representations they deem necessary to the High Contracting Parties which lodged the objection, with a view to causing the objection to ‘be withdrawn.

A Contracting State which makes this reservation shall not be entitled to claim the application of the Convention to persons of the age excluded by its reservation. Immunity of cultural property under special protection The High Contracting Parties undertake to ensure the immunity of cultural property under special protection by refraining, from the time of entry in the International Register, from any act of hostility directed against such property and, except for the cases provided for in paragraph 5 of Article 8, from any use of such property or its surroundings for military purposes.

The functions of the Committee shall be performed in co-operation with the Director-General.

Upon receipt of a request for inclusion in the Aha, the Committee shall inform all Parties of the request. Each Party may denounce this Protocol. In addition, a number of the agreements that currently apply to the Netherlands are hereby declared applicable, from 10 Octoberto this Caribbean part of the Netherlands.

The distinctive emblem repeated three times may be used only as a means of identification of: The Commissioner-General, delegates and inspectors may have recourse to the services of experts, who will also be proposed for the approval of the Party mentioned in the preceding paragraph.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands will accordingly remain the subject of international law with which agreements are concluded. Supplementary Agreements between Parties to the Conventions of and shall be considered as equally applicable to the present Convention unless the Parties have otherwise agreed. Any authority processing such data shall ensure its confidentiality, in accordance with the law of its State. Any such declaration shall be notified to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and shall state expressly the territorial units to which the Convention applies.

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Dissemination of Information and International Assistance. Respect for cultural property 1. The same shall apply whenever activities directly connected with convwnzione operations, the stationing of military personnel, or the production of war material are carried on within the center.

Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Director-General. In the relations between Powers which are bound by the Washington Pact of 15 April, for the Protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and of Historic Monuments Roerich Pact and which are Parties to the present Convention, the latter Convention shall be supplementary to the Roerich Pact and shall cobvenzione for the distinguishing flag described in Article III of the Pact the emblem defined in Article 16 of the present Convention, in cases in which the present Convention and the Regulations for its execution provide for the use of this distinctive emblem.


Such declaration shall be deposited at the Ministry of Foreign Convenione of the Netherlands; this Ministry shall forward, convfnzione diplomatic channels, a certified copy to each of the Contracting States.

At the invitation of one Party or of the Director-General, the Chairman of the Committee may propose to the Parties to the conflict a meeting of their representatives, and in particular of the authorities responsible for the protection of cultural property, if considered appropriate, on the territory of a State not party to the conflict.

Sanctions The High Contracting Parties undertake to take, within the convwnzione of their ordinary criminal jurisdiction, all necessary steps to prosecute and impose penal or disciplinary sanctions upon those persons, of whatever nationality, who commit or order to be committed a breach clnvenzione the present Convention.

A Letter shall not be used to obtain evidence which is not intended for use in judicial proceedings, commenced or contemplated. When a State has made a reservation, any other State affected thereby may apply the same rule against the reserving State. All documents forwarded under this Chapter shall be exempt from legalisation or any analogous formality.

A Party may call upon UNESCO for technical assistance in organizing the protection of its convehzione property, such as preparatory action coonvenzione safeguard cultural property, preventive and organizational measures for emergency situations and compilation convenziobe national inventories of cultural property, or in connection with any other problem arising out of the application of this Protocol.

The Director-General shall determine what details each section shall contain. In the taking of evidence under any Article of this Chapter persons concerned may be legally represented. As concerns the recognition or enforcement of decisions as between Member States of the Regional Economic Integration Convenzilne, the Convention shall not affect the rules of the Regional Economic Integration Organisation, whether adopted before or after the conclusion of the Convention.

Relation to previous conventions 1. States Parties List in alphabetical order.

Provisional enhanced protection may be granted by the Committee pending the outcome of the regular procedure for the granting of enhanced protection, provided that the provisions of Article 10 sub-paragraphs a and c are met.

This Protocol shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by High Contracting Parties which have connvenzione this Protocol, in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.

Such a declaration shall take effect at the time the Convention enters into force for that State. Nationals of any Contracting State and persons habitually resident in any Contracting State may obtain in any other Contracting State, on the same terms and conditions as its nationals, copies of or extracts from entries in public registers and decisions relating to civil or commercial matters and may have such documents legalised, where necessary.