Details of Treaty No.077

Convention on the Establishment of a Scheme of Registration of Wills
Title Convention on the Establishment of a Scheme of Registration of Wills
Reference CETS No.077
Opening of the treaty Basel, 16/05/1972  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 20/03/1976  - 3 Ratifications.
Summary

This Convention allows a testator to register his will with the competent authorities not only in a State of his residence, but also in other Parties. The Convention provides that each Party shall establish or appoint one or more bodies responsible for the registration provided for by the Convention. These bodies will be in charge, after the death of the testator, of answering requests for information providing from the persons concerned.

Each Party appoints a national body which shall facilitate the international co-operation on this matter.


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