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


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Last update: 19-VII-2016
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 44

Members of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Albania 18-V-2006 A** 1-IV-2007 1 D,Res 34,55
Argentina 11-VI-2015
Armenia 1-III-2007 A** 1-V-2008 1 D,Res 34,54,55
Australia 1-IV-2003 29-IV-2003 R 1-VIII-2003 2
Austria 1-IV-2003 22-XII-2010 R 1-IV-2011 1 D 23,26,52,54
Belgium 1-IV-2003 28-V-2014 R 1-IX-2014 1 D 23,26,34,44,52
Bulgaria 8-III-2006 A 1-II-2007 1 D,N,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Croatia 30-X-2008 4-IX-2009 R 1-I-2010 2 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Cyprus 14-X-2003 21-VII-2010 R 1-XI-2010 1 D,Res 23,26,34,52,54,55
Czech Republic 4-III-1999 13-III-2000 R 1-I-2002 2 D,N 23,26,34,52
Denmark 1-IV-2003 30-VI-2011 R 1-X-2011 1 1 D 23,26,29,34,52,54,60
Ecuador 5-XI-2002 A** 1-IX-2003 1
Estonia 6-VIII-2002 A 1-VI-2003 1 D,Res 34,54
Finland 1-IV-2003 19-XI-2010 R 1-III-2011 1 D 23,26,52
France 1-IV-2003 15-X-2010 R 1-II-2011 1 D 23,26,34,52
Georgia 1-IV-2014 A** 1-III-2015 1 D,Res 34,44,54,60
Germany 1-IV-2003 17-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 2 D,Res 23,26,52,54
Greece 1-IV-2003 7-II-2012 R 1-VI-2012 1 D 23,26,34,52
Hungary 4-VII-2005 13-I-2006 R 1-V-2006 1 D 23,26,34,52,54,55
Ireland 1-IV-2003 30-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 1 D 23,26,34,52
Italy 1-IV-2003 30-IX-2015 R 1-I-2016 D,Res 23,26,34,44,52,55,60
Latvia 15-V-2002 12-XII-2002 R 1-IV-2003 2 D,Res 34,52,54,55
Lithuania 29-X-2003 A 1-IX-2004 3 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Luxembourg 1-IV-2003 5-VIII-2010 R 1-XII-2010 1 D 23,26,52
Malta 24-II-2011 A 1-I-2012 1 D,Res 34,54,55,60
Monaco 14-V-1997 14-V-1997 R 1-I-2002 1
Montenegro 14-II-2012 A 1-I-2013 2 D 34,55
Morocco 19-X-1996 22-VIII-2002 R 1-XII-2002 1
Netherlands 1-IX-1997 31-I-2011 R 1-V-2011 2 1 D 6,23,26,52
Norway 30-IV-2016 30-IV-2016 R 1-VII-2016 1 D
Poland 22-XI-2000 27-VII-2010 R 1-XI-2010 1 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Portugal 1-IV-2003 14-IV-2011 R 1-VIII-2011 1 D 23,26,52
Romania 15-XI-2006 8-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 3 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Russian Federation 20-VIII-2012 A 1-VI-2013 1 D,Res 34,54,55,60
Serbia 15-I-2016 A 1-XI-2016 1 D,Res
Slovakia 1-VI-1999 21-IX-2001 R 1-I-2002 3 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Slovenia 13-V-2004 11-X-2004 R 1-II-2005 1 D 23,26,34,52
Spain 1-IV-2003 6-IX-2010 R 1-I-2011 1 D,Res 23,26,34,52,55
Sweden 1-IV-2003 26-IX-2012 R 1-I-2013 1 D,Res 23,26,52,54,60
Switzerland 1-IV-2003 27-III-2009 R 1-VII-2009 1 Res 55
Ukraine 3-IV-2007 A** 1-II-2008 1 D,Res 34,55
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-IV-2003 27-VII-2012 R 1-XI-2012 1 1 D,Res 23,26,34,52,54
United States of America 22-X-2010
Uruguay 17-XI-2009 17-XI-2009 R 1-III-2010 1

Non-Member States of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Dominican Republic 14-XII-2009 A** 1-X-2010 1
Lesotho 18-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) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications