Denmark is a member of the Hague Service convention.
The convention entered into force in Denmark on October 1, 1969.
Before accepting the Hague Service Convention Denmark added declarations to the following articles:
Text of the declarations:
re Art. 10
Denmark is unable to recognize the method of effecting service set out in Art. 10, para. c.
re Art. 15
Denmark avails itself of the power, provided for in Art. 15, second paragraph, to declare that the judge may give judgment in a matter even if the provisions of Art. 15, first paragraph, are not fulfilled.
re Art. 16
Denmark avails itself of the power, provided for in Art. 16, third paragraph, to declare that an application will not be entertained if it is made after the expiration of a period of one year following the date of judgment.
The question of the re-hearing of a matter in which a person has been judged by default shall be decided in accordance with the rules of the code of procedure, Art. 373 and Art. 374, cf. Art. 434. According to these rules, any person against whom judgment is given by default in an action in first instance may apply for a re-hearing of the matter if he can prove that the default cannot be imputed to him. The application for a re-hearing should be filed as soon as possible and may not be submitted after the expiration of a period of one year following the date of judgment.
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