Protocol on the law applicable to maintenance obligations

Treaty data

Treaty number 011790
Date of conclusion 23-11-2007
Place of conclusion 's-Gravenhage
Provisional application
Entry into force 01-08-2013
Retroactive effect
Treaty Series
Consolidated text 0005393

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The treaty entered into force for the European Union on 1 August 2013, and has effect from that date for the Netherlands (the European part) as member state of the European Union.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Koninkrijksdeel Provisional
Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands (in Europe)
Netherlands (Bonaire)
Netherlands (Sint Eustatius)
Netherlands (Saba)
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 13-02-2024 25-06-2024 (R) 01-10-2024
Brazil 17-07-2017 17-07-2017 (R) 01-11-2017
Ecuador 02-03-2022 02-03-2022 (R) 01-07-2022
EU (European Union) 08-04-2010 08-04-2010 (R) 01-08-2013
Georgia 25-05-2023 14-05-2024 (R) 01-09-2024
Kazakhstan 12-12-2016 (A) 01-04-2017
North Macedonia 09-12-2019
Serbia 18-04-2012 10-04-2013 (R) 01-08-2013
Ukraine 21-03-2016 29-08-2022 (R) 01-12-2022
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