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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180. by-laws of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention to the liberation of foreign public documents of the certification

After releases of the Dutch Government, following further States have their instruments of accession to the Convention for the liberation of foreign public documents of the certification (Federal Law Gazette No. 27/1968, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 103/2009) deposited:

 



States:



Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:



Costa Rica



April 6, 2011



Dominican republic1



December 12, 2008



Cape Verde



May 7, 2009



Kirgisistan2



November 15, 2010



Mongolei3



April 2, 2009



Oman



May 12, 2011



Peru



January 13, 2010



Uzbekistan



July 25, 2011 on the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of accession following States have submitted the following observations:

Costa Rica:

In accordance with article 6 of the Convention, the Department for certification of the Directorate-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the Government of Costa Rica was determined matters and religious affairs (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto) of Costa Rica as the competent authority.

Dominican Republic:

In accordance with article 6 of the Convention for the exemption of foreign public documents of the certification, the Dominican authorities for issuing the Apostille in accordance with article 3 § 1 of the Convention is the State Secretariat for Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, section for certification of the Consular Department.

Cape Verde:

In accordance with article 6 of the Convention, the competent authorities of the Republic of Cape Verde to issue the Apostille in accordance with article 3 of the Convention are the Directorate-General for the registration and notary system of the Ministry of Justice and the Directorate-General for consular and Community Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Kyrgyzstan:

State institutions have the right to the use of Apostilles on documents of the Kyrgyz Republic in accordance with the Convention:-Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic;

-State service for national security of the Kyrgyz Republic;

-General Prosecutor of the Kyrgyz Republic;

-Judicial Department of the Kyrgyz Republic;

-Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic;

-State service the financial police of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Mongolia:

In accordance with article 6 of the Convention was determined by Mongolia the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and trade of Mongolia as the competent authority.

Oman:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Consular Department)

Peru:

In accordance with article 6 of the Convention for the exemption of foreign public documents of the certification, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was determined Affairs - Directorate General for Konsularpolitik in Peru - as the competent authority.

Uzbekistan:

Pursuant to article 6 of the Convention, following authorities to issue the Apostille in accordance with article 3 of the Convention are determined:-Ministry of Justice - official documents of courts and judicial authorities;

-Prosecutor - for official documents from the public prosecutor's Office and investigation and investigation services;

-State "testing center" under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan - official documents of educational and scientific authorities;

-Ministry for Foreign Affairs - for all other official documents.

 

Other releases according to the Dutch Government following States have amended their authorities as follows or supplemented:

Andorra4:

The competent authorities to issue an Apostille in accordance with article 3 paragraph 1 of the Convention are: - the Minister/in of Foreign Affairs and institutional relations, - / the Director-General of Foreign Affairs and institutional relations, - the / the Director General, bilateral and Consular Affairs, - the Director for multilateral affairs and cooperation.

Belarus5:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention:-Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus - for documents issued by courts, the Centre Court expertise and Criminalistics of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus, the Republican labour arbitration Court of the Republic of Belarus, of the regional justice administrations, the justice administration of the Executive Committee of the city of Minsk, notarial archives and notaries;

-Ministry of education of the Republic of Belarus - for documents issued by educational institutions;

-Department for archives and records of the Ministry of Justice - documents issued by the national archive of the Republic of Belarus;

-Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the of Belarus of of Republic - for all other documents, including the documents that fall within the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of education, as well as the responsibility of the Department for archives and records of the Department of Justice to Belarus by Belarusian diplomatic representatives or consulates redirected or requested from them (get).

Fidschi6:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention:-the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international cooperation and civil aviation.

Georgien7:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention: 1. Ministry of education and science of Georgia;

2. Supreme Court of Georgia;

3. Ministry of labour, health and Social Affairs of Georgia;

4. civil agency, Ministry of Justice of Georgia;

5. service agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.

Italien11:

Since March 31, 2011 is the competent authority for civil status records "les actes de l' état civil" the locally competent prefect for the Aosta Valley of the President of the region, and for the provinces of Trento and Bolzano, the Commissioner of the Government.

Niederlande8:

The Kingdom of the Netherlands consisted of three parts: the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The Dutch Antilles consisted of the islands of Curaçao, St. Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. With effect from October 10, 2010, the Netherlands Antilles stopped as are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Since that day, the Kingdom consists of four parts: the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Curaçao and Sint Maarten enjoy the Netherlands Antilles - within the Kingdom as well as Aruba - and until October 10, 2010 internal self-government.

It's a change in the internal constitutional structure of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Kingdom of the Netherlands remains the subject of international law with the International Convention be completed. Changing the structure of the Kingdom has therefore no consequences for the validity of international conventions ratified by the Kingdom of the Netherlands Antilles. This agreement, including any made reservations, will continue to apply for Curaçao and Sint Maarten.

The remaining islands which were part of the Netherlands Antilles - Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba - became part of the Netherlands and make "the Caribbean part of the Netherlands" as such. The previously applicable in the Netherlands Antilles Convention also continues to apply for these islands; However, the Government of the Netherlands will now assume responsibility for the implementation of this Convention.

The authority responsible for Aruba:

Director of certification and Legal Affairs Department.

The competent authorities for Curacao:-head of the Department of civil status register, Ministry of public administration, planning and services (Head Civil status register Division);

-Head of information systems and quality management (head information systems and quality management).

The competent authorities for Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba:

the respective authorities (Gezaghebbers) for Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

 

The competent authority for Sint Maarten will be announced as soon as possible.

Rumänien9:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention:-dishes are the authorities responsible for official documents in accordance with article 1 lit. a and d of the Convention;

-Notarial Chambers are the authorities responsible for official documents in accordance with article 1 lit. c of the Convention;

-Offices of the prefects are the authorities responsible for official documents in accordance with article 1 lit. (b) of the Convention.

Russian Föderation10:

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention: 1. Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation;

Categories can be issued public documents for the Apostilles:-documents from Federation institutions of executive power and of natural and legal persons which were notarized evidence;

-Documents of territorial organs of Federation bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the subjects of the Russian Federation of notaries, bodies of local self-government;

2. the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation;

3. the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation;

4. the registry offices of the administrative authorities subordinate to the Russian Federation;

5.

Federal Archives Office and the authorized bodies of archives Affairs of administrative authorities subordinate to the Russian Federation;

6 executive bodies of subjects of the Federation ("federal subjects") of the Russian Federation;

entitled on the issuance of Apostilles on diplomas, certificates of academic degrees and titles, in accordance with officially recognised forms;

7. the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation on official document collections of military service (employment) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, of the armed forces of the USSR, as well as of the joint armed forces of the Commonwealth of independent States (CIS), issued in the Russian Federation.

Spanien11:

Ministry of Justice of Spain has established a new system for issuance of Apostilles, which allows both in electronic and paper form to issue Apostilles. Since May 16, 2011, the new system in two competent authorities (Supreme courts of the region of Murcia and Castilla-La Mancha) is tested and then gradually inserted into the competent authorities in Spain. The competent authorities, formerly known as Secretaries of the local courts (Secretarios de Gobierno de las Audiencias) referred to, with its current official designation "branch of the Supreme courts of the autonomous regions of Spain (Secretarías de Gobierno de los Tribunales Superiores de Justicia) called."

The main features of the new system are explained in the following:

Format of the Apostille - since May 16 matches the supplied pattern (see equipment) the Apostille issued in the new system and is digitally signed.

-In the new system of Apostilles for paper certificates are printed and either printed on the certificate or attached to this metal brackets and brands.

-Electronic Apostilles issued in the new system are also digitally signed and contain the public document as an attachment. The digital Apostille ensures that the Apostille and the underlying electronic public document not be modified after the exhibition.

-For a transitional period, and until the new system for the issuance of Apostilles in all competent authorities is provided, will the Spanish Government exhibit both the current and the new Apostillenform, where both are equally valid and authentic.

e-Register of Apostilles - the authenticity of Apostilles issued by competent authorities in Spain can be verified in the Spanish electronic Apostilles register on the website of the Ministry of Justice. The exact site is listed on the Apostille.

-For electronic Apostilles, it also enables the e-register to verify the authenticity of the electronic public document.

St. Kitts and Nevis12:

for St. Kitts and Nevis or the island St. Kitts:

the Attorney General, the Advocate General, the Secretary of State in the Prime Minister's Office, the State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Registrar of the Supreme Court;

for the island of Nevis:

the Secretary of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, the legal adviser in the legal department or the Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court, the State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance of Nevis Island Administration.

Tonga6:

All of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Tonga and his particular diplomatic missions issued Apostilles are subject to prior to their issuance of an administration fee.

Following competent authority designated in accordance with article 6 of the Convention:-Ministry of Foreign Affairs & immigration & citizenship including certain diplomatic agencies of the Government of Tonga.

Ungarn13: 1. the Ministry of public administration and justice of the Republic of Hungary concerning the judicial authorities issued public documents and certifications with the exception of public documents issued by notaries and certified;

2. the Hungarian Chamber of notaries with regard to the public documents issued by notaries and certified;

3. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary concerning the issued by other authorities and accredited, public documents.

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