Tracker—Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreements
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Tracker—Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreements

This Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreements and whether the Convention has come into force for that country.

Tracker

CountrySigned
Approval, ratified or accession
In force
Comments / Reference documents
AustraliaNot yet in force
Signed: No
Approval, ratified or accession: No
The joint standing committee on treaties in 2017 supported the accession to the convention and recommended that binding treaty action be taken.
For information, see here.
ChinaNot yet in force
Signed: 12 September 2017
Approval, ratified or accession: Not yet
DenmarkIn force: 1 September 2018
Approval, ratified or accession: 30 May 2018
A declaration was made to exclude certain types of insurance contracts. For further information, see HCCH website.
EU—All EU Member States (excluding Denmark). The EU states are bound as a result of approval by the EU.In force: 1 October 2015
Signed: 1 April 2009
Approval, ratified or accession: 11 June 2015
Note that on 11 June 2015 the EU made a declaration that certain types of

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