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Jamaica: Family Law

JAMAICA HAS NOT ACCEDED TO HAGUE CONVENTION

Parents beware! Jamaica has not acceded to the Hague Abduction Convention.

Some years ago it was reported that the Jamaican Cabinet had approved Jamaica's accession to the Hague Convention, but that turned out to be quite premature

Jamaica is outside the community of more than 90 nations who have acceded to the Convention, unlike The Bahamas, St. Kitts & Nevis and Trinidad & Tobago who have acceded to the treaty.

 

 

 

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