Full text Search
Status of Treaties
Certified True Copies
Opening for Signature
Titles and Recent Texts
Automated Subscription Services
STATUS AS AT : 09-02-2016 05:02:18 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).
Office of Legal Affairs
© United Nations, 2016.
All Rights Reserved.