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

Entry into force: 1-I-2009

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Last update: 4-VI-2024
Number of Contracting Parties to this Convention: 16
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 and Signatories to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties and Signatories 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
Austria 10-VII-2013 9-X-2013 R 1-II-2014 1 Res 51,56
Belgium 6-II-2017 30-IX-2020 R 1-I-2021 1 D 32
Cyprus 1-IV-2009 4-VII-2018 R 1-XI-2018
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 28-VII-2022 R 1-XI-2022 1 D,Res
Ireland 18-IX-2008 31-V-2024 R 1-IX-2024 1 D,Res 32, 51
Italy 31-X-2008
Latvia 15-XII-2016 24-XI-2017 R 1-III-2018 1 Res 51
Luxembourg 18-IX-2008
Malta 11-XI-2022 8-III-2023 R 1-VII-2023 1 Res 51
Monaco 4-III-2016 4-III-2016 R 1-VII-2016 1
Netherlands 13-I-2000
Poland 18-IX-2008
Portugal 14-III-2018 14-III-2018 R 1-VII-2018 1
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;
AEU: Accession by the European Union
AEU*: State bound as a result of the accession by the European Union
A**: Objection
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/DC = Reservations, declarations, notifications or depositary communications