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Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction

Treaty data

Treaty number
000692
Date of conclusion
25-10-1980
Place of conclusion
's-Gravenhage
Provisional application
Entry into force
01-12-1983
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1987, 139
1990, 96
1994, 100
1995, 223
1996, 283
1997, 275
1998, 236
2006, 87
2013, 32
Parliamentary paper
20461
Approval act
1990, 201
Consolidated text
0002010

Certified True Copy

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
01-09-1990
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
01-01-2011
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
01-01-2011
Netherlands
(Saba)
01-01-2011
Aruba
Curaçao
Sint Maarten

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=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 04-05-2007 (A) 01-08-2007
Andorra 06-04-2011 (A) 01-07-2011
Argentina 28-01-1991 19-03-1991 (R) 01-06-1991
Armenia 01-03-2007 (A) 01-06-2007
Australia 29-10-1986 29-10-1986 (R) 01-01-1987
Austria 12-05-1987 14-07-1988 (R) 01-10-1988
Bahamas 01-10-1993 (A) 01-01-1994
Belarus 12-01-1998 (A) 01-04-1998
Belgium 11-01-1982 09-02-1999 (R) 01-05-1999
Belize 22-06-1989 (A) 01-09-1989
Bolivia 13-07-2016 (A) 01-10-2016
Bosnia and Herzegovina 23-08-1993 (Su) 06-03-1992
Brazil 19-10-1999 (A) 01-01-2000
Bulgaria 20-05-2003 (A) 01-08-2003
Burkina Faso 25-05-1992 (A) 01-08-1992
Canada 25-10-1980 02-06-1983 (R) 01-12-1983
Chile 23-02-1994 (A) 01-05-1994
China
Colombia 13-12-1995 (A) 01-03-1996
Costa Rica 09-11-1998 (A) 01-02-1999
Croatia 23-04-1993 (Su) 01-12-1991
Cyprus 04-11-1994 (A) 01-02-1995
Czech Republic 15-12-1997 (R) 01-03-1998
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 28-12-1992
Denmark 17-04-1991 17-04-1991 (R) 01-07-1991
Dominican Republic 11-08-2004 (A) 01-11-2004
Ecuador 22-01-1992 (A) 01-04-1992
El Salvador 05-02-2001 (A) 01-05-2001
Estonia 18-04-2001 (A) 01-07-2001
Fiji 16-03-1999 (A) 01-06-1999
Finland 25-05-1994 25-05-1994 (R) 01-08-1994
France 25-10-1980 16-09-1982 (R) 01-12-1983
Gabon 06-12-2010 (A) 01-03-2011
Georgia 24-07-1997 (A) 01-10-1997
Germany 09-09-1987 27-09-1990 (R) 01-12-1990
Greece 25-10-1980 19-03-1993 (R) 01-06-1993
Guatemala 06-02-2002 (A) 01-05-2002
Guinea 07-11-2011 (A) 01-02-2012
Honduras 20-12-1993 (A) 01-03-1994
Hungary 07-04-1986 (A) 01-07-1986
Iceland 14-08-1996 (A) 01-11-1996
Iraq 21-03-2014 (A) 01-06-2014
Ireland 23-05-1990 16-07-1991 (R) 01-10-1991
Israel 04-09-1991 04-09-1991 (R) 01-12-1991
Italy 02-03-1987 22-02-1995 (R) 01-05-1995
Japan 24-01-2014 24-01-2014 (R) 01-04-2014
Kazakhstan 03-06-2013 (A) 01-09-2013
Latvia 15-11-2001 (A) 01-02-2002
Lesotho 18-06-2012 (A) 01-09-2012
Lithuania 05-06-2002 (A) 01-09-2002
Luxembourg 18-12-1984 08-10-1986 (R) 01-01-1987
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 20-09-1993 (Su) 01-12-1991
Malta 26-10-1999 (A) 01-01-2000
Mauritius 23-03-1993 (A) 01-06-1993
Mexico 20-06-1991 (A) 01-09-1991
Moldova 10-04-1998 (A) 01-07-1998
Monaco 12-11-1992 (A) 01-02-1993
Montenegro 01-03-2007 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 09-03-2010 (A) 01-06-2010
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 11-09-1987 12-06-1990 (R) 01-09-1990
New Zealand 31-05-1991 (A) 01-08-1991
Nicaragua 14-12-2000 (A) 01-03-2001
Norway 09-01-1989 09-01-1989 (R) 01-04-1989
Pakistan 22-12-2016 (A) 01-03-2017
Panama 02-02-1994 (A) 01-05-1994
Paraguay 13-05-1998 (A) 01-08-1998
Peru 28-05-2001 (A) 01-08-2001
Philippines 16-03-2016 (A) 01-06-2016
Poland 10-08-1992 (A) 01-11-1992
Portugal 22-06-1982 29-09-1983 (R) 01-12-1983
Republic of Korea, the 13-12-2012 (A) 01-03-2013
Romania 20-11-1992 (A) 01-02-1993
Russian Federation 28-07-2011 (A) 01-10-2011
Saint Kitts and Nevis 31-05-1994 (A) 01-08-1994
San Marino 14-12-2006 (A) 01-03-2007
Serbia 19-04-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 27-05-2008 (A) 01-08-2008
Singapore 28-12-2010 (A) 01-03-2011
Slovakia 07-11-2000 (R) 01-02-2001
Slovenia 22-03-1994 (A) 01-06-1994
South Africa 08-07-1997 (A) 01-10-1997
Spain 07-02-1986 16-06-1987 (R) 01-09-1987
Sri Lanka 28-09-2001 (A) 01-12-2001
Sweden 22-03-1989 22-03-1989 (R) 01-06-1989
Switzerland 25-10-1980 11-10-1983 (R) 01-01-1984
Thailand 14-08-2002 (A) 01-11-2002
Trinidad and Tobago 07-06-2000 (A) 01-09-2000
Turkey 21-01-1998 31-05-2000 (R) 01-08-2000
Turkmenistan 29-12-1997 (A) 01-03-1998
Ukraine 02-06-2006 (A) 01-09-2006
United Kingdom 19-11-1984 20-05-1986 (R) 01-08-1986
United States of America 23-12-1981 29-04-1988 (R) 01-07-1988
Uruguay 16-11-1999 (A) 01-02-2000
Uzbekistan 31-05-1999 (A) 01-08-1999
Venezuela 16-10-1996 16-10-1996 (R) 01-01-1997
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 27-09-1991 27-09-1991 (R) 01-12-1991
Zambia 26-08-2014 (A) 01-11-2014
Zimbabwe 04-04-1995 (A) 01-07-1995

Extensions

Canada

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Alberta 01-02-1987
British Columbia 01-12-1983
Manitoba 01-12-1983
New Brunswick 01-12-1983
Newfoundland and Labrador 01-10-1984
Northwest Territories 01-04-1988
Nova Scotia 01-05-1984
Nunavut 01-04-2001
Ontario 01-12-1983
Prince Edward Island 01-05-1986
Quebec 01-01-1985
Saskatchewan 01-11-1986
Yukon Territory 01-02-1985

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Denmark

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Greenland 01-07-2016

France

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Bassas da India 01-12-1983
Clipperton Island 01-12-1983
Europa Island 01-12-1983
French Guiana 01-12-1983
French Polynesia 01-12-1983
French Southern and Antarctic Territories 01-12-1983
Glorioso Islands 01-12-1983
Guadeloupe 01-12-1983
Juan de Nova Island 01-12-1983
Martinique 01-12-1983
New Caledonia 01-12-1983
Réunion 01-12-1983
Saint Barthélemy 01-12-1983
Saint Martin 01-12-1983
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 01-12-1983
Tromelin Island 01-12-1983
Wallis and Futuna 01-12-1983

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 01-03-1999 20-12-1999

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Anguilla 01-09-2007
Bermuda 01-03-1999
Cayman Islands 01-08-1998
Falkland Islands 01-06-1998
Hong Kong (< 01-07-1997) 01-07-1997 01-07-1997
Jersey 01-03-2006
Man, Isle of 01-09-1991
Montserrat 01-03-1999

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