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Comparative law: study & application: Hague Conference & Conventions

HCCH: Hague Conference on Private International Law


Dating back to 1892/3, the HCCH became a permanent intergovernmental organization in 1951. Its role is to facilitate the increasing unification of the rules of private international law." The Statute (link below) sets out structure and purpose.

Electronic resources

Although called, a bit off-puttingly,  The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (see link below) MPEPIL does include articles on such topics as The Hague Conference on Private International Law, and The Hague Conventions on Private International Law and on International Civil Procedure, 

Hague Conventions

Electronic resources

Although called, a bit off-puttingly,  The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (see link below) MPEPIL does include articles such as The Hague Conference on Private International Law, and The Hague Conventions on Private International Law and on International Civil Procedure, 

The HCCH's own website makes available the full text and status details of the various Conventions it has developed.