Child Support Convention enters into force for New Zealand

Today, 1 November 2021, the Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (Child Support Convention) entered into force for New Zealand following the deposit of its instrument of ratification on 23 July 2021.

At present, 42 states and the European Union are bound by the Child Support Convention. More information on this Convention is available on the Child Support Section of the HCCH website.

New Zealand has been a Member of the HCCH since 2002 and is now a Contracting Party to four HCCH Conventions.