Hague Conventions


Also found in: Legal, Encyclopedia.
A pair of international treaties negotiated at the First and Second Peace Conferences at The Hague, Netherlands (1899, 1907), which, with the Geneva Conventions, delineated the laws of war and defined war crimes
References in periodicals archive ?
Pakistan doing its shareIn November 2016, after the approval of the cabinet, Pakistan decided to accede to the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of Child Abduction.
Pakistan is the fourth Muslim country and first South Asian country to sign the Hague Convention of Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
The dichotomy then was successfully preserved and codified in three of the several treaties adopted at international treaty-making conferences held in The Hague in 1899 and 1907: The 1899 and 1907 Hague Conventions governing land warfare and the 1907 Hague Convention Concerning Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War.
The 1899 and 1907 Hague Conventions specifically distinguish between those duties that apply during "Hostilities" and those duties that apply to "Military Authority over a Hostile State.
The Hague Convention 1996 deals with measures to protect children, parental responsibility and matters of representation to the protection of children's property.
All of the Senate actions emphasize that the treaties are self-executing, with the exception of the requirement in the 1954 Hague Convention on penal sanctions (14) and the ERW Protocol, which requires appropriations for assistance to nations removing ERW.
In deciding whether discovery should proceed under the Hague Convention or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, "American courts should .
A legal requirement of a formal declaration of war was included in the Hague Convention (III) Relative to the Opening of Hostilities, negotiated in 1907 and ratified by 42 countries (including the U.
But as only sovereign states are allowed accede to Hague Conventions, the Commission proposes that the Member States exceptionally and simultaneously ratify the Convention on behalf of the EU.
If it continues high level bombing it is in danger of breaching the Hague conventions on safety of civilians in war.
Yesterday the Appeal Court, which barred identifying the family, ruled the women were keeping the tot illegally in breach of the European and Hague Conventions.
The Commission says there may well be overlap between these and the future Hague Convention so it needs to ensure that all instruments are compatible.