08: Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children
Entry into force: 1-I-1962
Number of Contracting Parties to this Convention: 14
The expression “Contracting Party” covers both cases in which the Convention has, and cases in which the Convention has not yet, entered into force for that Party following the deposit of its instrument of ratification, accession, acceptance or approval (see column EIF in the chart).
Contracting Parties to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.
|Contracting Party||S 1||R/A/S2||Type3||EIF4||EXT5||Auth6||Res/D/N/DC7|
1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
AEU: Accession by the European Union
AEU*: State bound as a result of the accession by the European Union
5) EXT = Extensions of application
6) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N/DC = Reservations, declarations, notifications or depositary communications