Details of Treaty No.080

Agreement on the Transfer of Corpses
Title Agreement on the Transfer of Corpses
Reference ETS No.080
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 26/10/1973  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 11/11/1975  - 3 Ratifications.

The Agreement provides for the simplification of formalities required for the international transfer of corpses, through a uniform mortuary "laissez-passer". To this end, it sets out the maximum conditions that a Party can require for the dispatch, transit and admission of corpses on its territory.

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