Artikel: 26,32

"The Government of Australia, pursuant to subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph of Article 26, hereby reserves the right not to recognise or enforce decisions or settlements in respect of maintenance obligations (a) between persons related collaterally and (b) between persons related by affinity.

The Government of Australia further declares, pursuant to Article 32, that the Convention will extend to all the territories for the international relations of which Australia is responsible."