Overseas Chambers of Peter Harris

The Hague Convention on Agency (not Trusts)

June 21st 2012

Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Agency: article 3 (b) excluding Trustees


and in particular:  §147- 149 of the Karsten Report at page 414  which clearly excepts the Trust from an agency agreement as a matter of  the law of property as it is not a form of contract.


The Status table indicates that France  has ratified the Convention and that is its in force: http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=conventions.status&cid=89#nonmem

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