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STATUS AS AT : 04-05-2016 05:00:35 EDT
DECLARATION OF DEATH OF MISSING PERSONS
1 . Convention on the declaration of death of missing persons*
Lake Success, New York, 6 April 1950
Entry into force
24 January 1952 by the exchange of the said letters, in accordance with article 14.
24 January 1952, No. 1610
Parties : 7
United Nations, Treaty Series,
, p. 99.
24 January 1972, in accordance with article 1 of the Protocol of 15 January 1967 (United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 808, p. 296.)
The Conference was convened pursuant to General Assembly resolution 369 (IV)
of 3 December 1949 and met at Lake Success, New York, from 15 March to 6 April 1950. For the text of the Final Act of the Conference, see United Nations,
, p. 99.
In accordance with article 17 (1), the Convention was to cease to have effect on 23 January 1957. However, the Convention was extended as a result of the adoption of the Protocols of 16 January 1957 and 15 January 1967, and remained in force until 24 January 1972 (see chapters XV.2 and XV.3).
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