35: Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults

Entry into force: 1-I-2009


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Last update: 13-III-2017
Number of Contracting Parties to this Convention: 9
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/N7
Austria 10-VII-2013 9-X-2013 R 1-II-2014 1 Res 51,56
Belgium 6-II-2017
Cyprus 1-IV-2009
Czech Republic 1-IV-2009 18-IV-2012 R 1-VIII-2012 1 Res 51
Estonia 13-XII-2010 A 1-XI-2011 1 D,Res 32,51
Finland 18-IX-2008 19-XI-2010 R 1-III-2011 1
France 13-VII-2001 18-IX-2008 R 1-I-2009 2 D 32
Germany 22-XII-2003 3-IV-2007 R 1-I-2009 2 Res 51,56
Greece 18-IX-2008
Ireland 18-IX-2008
Italy 31-X-2008
Latvia 15-XII-2016
Luxembourg 18-IX-2008
Monaco 4-III-2016 4-III-2016 R 1-VII-2016 1
Netherlands 13-I-2000
Poland 18-IX-2008
Switzerland 3-IV-2007 27-III-2009 R 1-VII-2009 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-IV-2003 5-XI-2003 R 1-I-2009 1 D 32,55

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