Scope Of The Convention To The Liberation Of Foreign Public Documents Of The Certification

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens zur Befreiung ausländischer öffentlicher Urkunden von der Beglaubigung

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40. Presentation of the Federal Minister of Arts and Culture, the Constitution and the Media, concerning the scope of the Convention on the Liberation of Foreign Public Certificates from the certification of the public.

According to the announcement by the Dutch Government, Tajikistan1 on 20 February 2015 has its instrument of accession to the Convention for the Liberation of Foreign Public Documents of the Easing (BGBl. No. 27/1968, last proclamation of the BGBl area.  III No 80/2015).

Ukraine2 has 16.  October 2015, a statement3 concerning the application and implementation of the Convention in the parts of its territory currently not controlled by the Ukrainian government.

Furthermore, Lithuania has4 on 12.  In accordance with Article 6 (2) of the Convention, January 2016 has amended its competent authority as follows:


Notaries. Lithuania has de-centralised the exhibition of apostilles and has designated all notaries as the competent authority;


The consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Furthermore, on 19 February 2016, the Netherlands5 has provided the following supplementary information in accordance with Article 6 (2) of the Convention concerning the issue of the Apostille pursuant to Art. 3 of the Convention. Convention for Curaçao Competent Authorities:

"Head of Data Processing, Ministry of Public Administration, Planning and Services".