Status table

34: Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children

Entry into force: 1-I-2002


Last update: 3-XII-2012
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 39

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1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications

Members of the Organisation (click here for the non-Member States)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Albania18-V-2006 A** 1-IV-2007 1 D,Res34,55
Australia1-IV-200329-IV-2003 R 1-VIII-2003 2
Austria1-IV-200322-XII-2010 R 1-IV-2011 1 D23,26,52,54
Belgium1-IV-2003 D23,26,52
Bulgaria8-III-2006 A 1-II-2007 1 D,N,Res23,26,34,52,55
Croatia30-X-20084-IX-2009 R 1-I-2010 2 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Cyprus14-X-200321-VII-2010 R 1-XI-2010 1 D,Res23,26,34,52,54,55
Czech Republic4-III-199913-III-2000 R 1-I-2002 2 D,N23,26,34,52
Denmark1-IV-200330-VI-2011 R 1-X-2011 1 D23,26,34,52,54
Ecuador5-XI-2002 A** 1-IX-2003 1
Estonia6-VIII-2002 A 1-VI-2003 1 D,Res34,54
Finland1-IV-200319-XI-2010 R 1-III-2011 1 D23,26,52
France1-IV-200315-X-2010 R 1-II-2011 1 D23,26,34,52
Germany1-IV-200317-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 2 D,Res23,26,52,54
Greece1-IV-20037-II-2012 R 1-VI-2012 1 D23,26,34,52
Hungary4-VII-200513-I-2006 R 1-V-2006 1 D23,26,34,52,54,55
Ireland1-IV-200330-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 1 D23,26,34,52
Italy1-IV-2003 D23,26,52
Latvia15-V-200212-XII-2002 R 1-IV-2003 2 D,Res34,52,54,55
Lithuania29-X-2003 A 1-IX-2004 3 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Luxembourg1-IV-20035-VIII-2010 R 1-XII-2010 1 D23,26,52
Malta24-II-2011 A 1-I-2012 1 D,Res34,54,55,60
Monaco14-V-199714-V-1997 R 1-I-2002 1
Montenegro14-II-2012 A 1-I-2013 2 D34,55
Morocco19-X-199622-VIII-2002 R 1-XII-2002 1
Netherlands1-IX-199731-I-2011 R 1-V-2011 2 1 D6,23,26,52
Poland22-XI-200027-VII-2010 R 1-XI-2010 1 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Portugal1-IV-200314-IV-2011 R 1-VIII-2011 1 D23,26,52
Romania15-XI-20068-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 3 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Russian Federation20-VIII-2012 A 1-VI-2013 1 D,Res34,54,55,60
Slovakia1-VI-199921-IX-2001 R 1-I-2002 3 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Slovenia13-V-200411-X-2004 R 1-II-2005 1 D23,26,34,52
Spain1-IV-20036-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 1 D,Res23,26,34,52,55
Sweden1-IV-200326-IX-2012 R 1-I-2013 1 D,Res23,26,52,54,60
Switzerland1-IV-200327-III-2009 R 1-VII-2009 1 Res55
Ukraine3-IV-2007 A** 1-II-2008 1 D,Res34,55
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland1-IV-200327-VII-2012 R 1-XI-2012 1 1 D,Res23,26,29,34,52,54
United States of America22-X-2010
Uruguay17-XI-200917-XI-2009 R 1-III-2010 1

Non-Member States of the Organisation (click here for the Members)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Armenia1-III-2007 A** 1-V-2008 1 D,Res34,54,55
Dominican Republic14-XII-2009 A** 1-X-2010 1
Lesotho18-VI-2012 A 1-VI-2013 1

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications