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Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption

Treaty data

Treaty number 005234
Date of conclusion 29-05-1993
Place of conclusion 's-Gravenhage
Provisional application
Entry into force 01-05-1995
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
Parliamentary paper kst-
Approval act 1998, 301
Consolidated text 0001342

Certified True Copy

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional
application
Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands (in Europe) 01-10-1998
Netherlands (Bonaire) 01-02-2011
Netherlands (Sint Eustatius) 01-02-2011
Netherlands (Saba) 01-02-2011
Aruba
Curaçao
Sint Maarten

PartiesParties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature RatificationS=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification A=Accession Su=Succession NK=Not Known Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Albania 12-09-2000 12-09-2000 (R) 01-01-2001
Andorra 03-01-1997 (A) 01-05-1997
Armenia 01-03-2007 (A) 01-06-2007
Australia 25-08-1998 25-08-1998 (R) 01-12-1998
Austria 18-12-1998 19-05-1999 (R) 01-09-1999
Azerbaijan 22-06-2004 (A) 01-10-2004
Belarus 10-12-1997 17-07-2003 (R) 01-11-2003
Belgium 27-01-1999 26-05-2005 (R) 01-09-2005
Belize 20-12-2005 (A) 01-04-2006
Benin 28-06-2018 28-06-2018 (R) 01-10-2018
Bolivia 10-11-2000 12-03-2002 (R) 01-07-2002
Brazil 29-05-1993 10-03-1999 (R) 01-07-1999
Bulgaria 27-02-2001 15-05-2002 (R) 01-09-2002
Burkina Faso 19-04-1994 11-01-1996 (R) 01-05-1996
Burundi 15-10-1998 (A) 01-02-1999
Cambodia 06-04-2007 (A) 01-08-2007
Canada 12-04-1994 19-12-1996 (R) 01-04-1997
Cape Verde 04-09-2009 (A) 01-01-2010
Chile 13-07-1999 13-07-1999 (R) 01-11-1999
China 30-11-2000 16-09-2005 (R) 01-01-2006
Colombia 01-09-1993 13-07-1998 (R) 01-11-1998
Costa Rica 29-05-1993 30-10-1995 (R) 01-02-1996
Côte d'Ivoire 11-06-2015 (A) 01-10-2015
Croatia 05-12-2013 (A) 01-04-2014
Cuba 20-02-2007 (A) 01-06-2007
Cyprus 17-11-1994 20-02-1995 (R) 01-06-1995
Czech Republic 01-12-1999 11-02-2000 (R) 01-06-2000
Denmark 02-07-1997 02-07-1997 (R) 01-11-1997
Dominican Republic 22-11-2006 (A) 01-03-2007
Ecuador 03-05-1994 07-09-1995 (R) 01-01-1996
El Salvador 21-11-1996 17-11-1998 (R) 01-03-1999
Estonia 22-02-2002 (A) 01-06-2002
Eswatini 05-03-2013 (A) 01-07-2013
Fiji 29-04-2012 (A) 01-08-2012
Finland 19-04-1994 27-03-1997 (R) 01-07-1997
France 05-04-1995 30-06-1998 (R) 01-10-1998
Georgia 09-04-1999 (A) 01-08-1999
Germany 07-11-1997 22-11-2001 (R) 01-03-2002
Ghana 16-09-2016 (A) 01-01-2017
Greece 02-09-2009 02-09-2009 (R) 01-01-2010
Guatemala 26-11-2002 (A) 01-03-2003
Guinea 21-10-2003 (A) 01-02-2004
Guyana 05-02-2019 (A) 01-06-2019
Haïti 02-03-2011 16-12-2013 (R) 01-04-2014
Honduras 06-03-2019 06-03-2019 (R) 01-07-2019
Hungary 25-05-2004 06-04-2005 (R) 01-08-2005
Iceland 17-01-2000 (A) 01-05-2000
India 09-01-2003 06-06-2003 (R) 01-10-2003
Ireland 19-06-1996 28-07-2010 (R) 01-11-2010
Israel 02-11-1993 03-02-1999 (R) 01-06-1999
Italy 11-12-1995 18-01-2000 (R) 01-05-2000
Kazakhstan 09-07-2010 (A) 01-11-2010
Kenya 12-02-2007 (A) 01-06-2007
Kyrgyzstan 25-07-2016 (A) 01-11-2016
Latvia 29-05-2002 09-08-2002 (R) 01-12-2002
Lesotho 24-08-2012 (A) 01-12-2012
Liechtenstein 26-01-2009 (A) 01-05-2009
Lithuania 29-04-1998 (A) 01-08-1998
Luxembourg 06-06-1995 05-07-2002 (R) 01-11-2002
Madagascar 12-05-2004 12-05-2004 (R) 01-09-2004
Mali 02-05-2006 (A) 01-09-2006
Malta 13-10-2004 (A) 01-02-2005
Mauritius 28-09-1998 (A) 01-01-1999
Mexico 29-05-1993 14-09-1994 (R) 01-05-1995
Moldova 10-04-1998 (A) 01-08-1998
Monaco 29-06-1999 (A) 01-10-1999
Mongolia 25-04-2000 (A) 01-08-2000
Montenegro 09-03-2012 (A) 01-07-2012
Namibia 21-09-2015 (A) 01-01-2016
Nepal 28-04-2009
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 05-12-1993 26-06-1998 (R) 01-10-1998
New Zealand 18-09-1998 (A) 01-01-1999
Niger 24-05-2021 (A) 01-09-2021
North Macedonia 23-12-2008 (A) 01-04-2009
Norway 20-05-1996 25-09-1997 (R) 01-01-1998
Panama 15-06-1999 29-09-1999 (R) 01-01-2000
Paraguay 13-05-1998 (A) 01-09-1998
Peru 16-11-1994 14-09-1995 (R) 01-01-1996
Philippines 17-07-1995 02-07-1996 (R) 01-11-1996
Poland 12-06-1995 12-06-1995 (R) 01-10-1995
Portugal 26-08-1999 19-03-2004 (R) 01-07-2004
Republic of Korea, the 24-05-2013
Republic of the Congo 11-12-2019 (A) 01-04-2020
Romania 29-05-1993 28-12-1994 (R) 01-05-1995
Russian Federation 07-09-2000
Rwanda 28-03-2012 (A) 01-07-2012
Saint Kitts and Nevis 26-10-2020 (A) 01-02-2021
San Marino 06-10-2004 (A) 01-02-2005
Senegal 24-08-2011 (A) 01-12-2011
Serbia 18-12-2013 (A) 01-04-2013
Seychelles 26-06-2008 (A) 01-10-2008
Slovakia 01-06-1999 06-06-2001 (R) 01-10-1999
Slovenia 24-01-2002 24-01-2002 (R) 01-05-2002
South Africa 21-08-2003 (A) 01-12-2003
Spain 27-03-1995 11-07-1995 (R) 01-11-1995
Sri Lanka 24-05-1994 23-01-1995 (R) 01-05-1995
Sweden 10-10-1996 28-05-1997 (R) 01-09-1997
Switzerland 16-01-1995 24-09-2002 (R) 01-01-2003
Thailand 29-04-2004 29-04-2004 (R) 01-08-2004
Togo 12-10-2009 (A) 01-02-2010
Turkey 05-12-2001 27-05-2004 (R) 01-09-2004
United Kingdom 12-01-1994 27-02-2003 (R) 01-06-2003
United States of America 31-03-1994 12-12-2007 (R) 01-04-2008
Uruguay 01-09-1993 03-12-2003 (R) 01-04-2004
Venezuela 10-01-1997 10-01-1997 (R) 01-05-1997
Vietnam 07-12-2010 01-11-2011 (R) 01-02-2012
Zambia 11-06-2015 (A) 01-10-2015

Extensions

Australia

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Ashmore and Cartier Islands 01-12-1998
Australian Antarctic Territory 01-12-1998
Christmas Island 01-12-1998
Cocos Islands 01-12-1998
Coral Sea Islands 01-12-1998
Heard Island and McDonald Islands 01-12-1998
Norfolk Island 01-12-1998

Canada

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Alberta 01-11-1997
British Columbia 01-04-1997
Manitoba 01-04-1997
New Brunswick 01-04-1997
Newfoundland and Labrador 01-12-2003
Northwest Territories 01-04-2000
Nova Scotia 01-10-1999
Nunavut 01-09-2001
Ontario 01-12-1999
Prince Edward Island 01-04-1997
Quebec 01-02-2006
Saskatchewan 01-04-1997
Yukon Territory 01-08-1998

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-01-2006
Macao SAR 01-01-2006

Denmark

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Faroes 01-04-2007
Greenland 01-05-2010

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Man, Isle of 01-11-2003
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