Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (The Hague, November 15, 1965)

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CONVENTION
ON THE SERVICE ABROAD OF JUDICIAL
AND EXTRAJUDICIAL DOCUMENTS IN CIVIL
OR COMMERCIAL MATTERS
(Concluded November 15, 1965)

The States signatory to the present Convention,

Desiring to create appropriate means to ensure that judicial and extrajudicial documents to be served abroad shall be brought to the notice of the addressee in sufficient time,

Desiring to improve the organisation of mutual judicial assistance for that purpose by simplifying and expediting the procedure,

Have resolved to conclude a Convention to this effect and have agreed upon the following provisions: