Cyprus

Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Netherlands 13-XII-1994 1-III-1995
United States of America 19-XII-1994 1-III-1995
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 13-I-1995 1-II-1995
Luxembourg 24-I-1995 1-IV-1995
Germany 20-II-1995 1-V-1995
Panama 16-III-1995 1-VI-1995
Sweden 5-VII-1995 1-X-1995
France 24-VII-1995 1-X-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Australia 18-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Israel 24-X-1995 1-I-1996
Chile 27-II-1996 1-V-1996
Greece 20-V-1996 1-VIII-1996
Argentina 27-IX-1996 1-XII-1996
Ireland 4-X-1996 1-I-1997
Norway 21-X-1996 1-I-1997
Poland 25-X-1996 1-I-1997
Hungary 15-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Switzerland 10-II-1997 1-V-1997
Finland 27-II-1997 1-V-1997
Spain 26-III-1997 1-VI-1997
Venezuela 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Denmark 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Canada 17-X-1997 1-I-1998
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Austria 14-XII-2001 1-III-2002
Belgium 21-II-2003 1-V-2003
China, People's Republic of 26-VI-2003 1-IX-2003
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Belize 1-IV-2004 1-VII-2004
Slovenia 3-VI-2004 1-IX-2004
Romania 6-VIII-2004 1-XI-2004
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Bahamas 25-V-2005 1-VIII-2005
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Monaco 10-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Entry into force between Cyprus and Entry into force
Netherlands 1-III-1995
United States of America 1-III-1995
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-II-1995
Luxembourg 1-IV-1995
Germany 1-V-1995
Panama 1-VI-1995
Sweden 1-X-1995
France 1-X-1995
New Zealand 1-XI-1995
Australia 1-XI-1995
Mexico 1-XII-1995
Israel 1-I-1996
Chile 1-V-1996
Greece 1-VIII-1996
Argentina 1-XII-1996
Ireland 1-I-1997
Norway 1-I-1997
Poland 1-I-1997
Hungary 1-IV-1997
Italy 1-IV-1997
Switzerland 1-V-1997
Finland 1-V-1997
Spain 1-VI-1997
Venezuela 1-IX-1997
Denmark 1-X-1997
Canada 1-I-1998
Czech Republic 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Austria 1-III-2002
Belgium 1-V-2003
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Belize 1-VII-2004
Slovenia 1-IX-2004
Romania 1-XI-2004
Croatia 1-II-2005
Bahamas 1-VIII-2005
Honduras 1-II-2007
Monaco 1-VII-2007
Japan 1-IV-2014
Kazakhstan 1-IV-2017
Colombia 1-VIII-1996
Zimbabwe 1-VIII-1996
Bulgaria 1-VII-2005
Estonia 1-VII-2005
Guatemala 1-VII-2005
Lithuania 1-VII-2005
Latvia 1-VII-2005
Peru 1-VII-2005
Thailand 1-VII-2005
Sri Lanka 1-VII-2005
South Africa 1-IV-2004
Belarus 1-IV-2004
Brazil 1-IV-2004
Costa Rica 1-IV-2004
El Salvador 1-IV-2004
Fiji 1-IV-2004
Georgia 1-IV-2004
Iceland 1-IV-2004
Malta 1-IV-2004
Republic of Moldova 1-IV-2004
Nicaragua 1-IV-2004
Paraguay 1-IV-2004
Trinidad and Tobago 1-IV-2004
Turkmenistan 1-IV-2004
Uruguay 1-IV-2004
Uzbekistan 1-IV-2004
Ukraine 1-II-2007
San Marino 1-XII-2007
Albania 1-X-2010
Armenia 1-X-2010
Morocco 1-X-2010
Seychelles 1-X-2010
Singapore 1-IX-2016
Russian Federation 1-IX-2016
Andorra 1-IX-2016
Korea, Republic of 1-IV-2017

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Entry into force

with the following declaration:
Notwithstanding the provisions of the said Article 38 regarding entry into force of the Convention as between the acceding State and the State that has declared its acceptance of the accession, the municipal law of the United Kingdom will be amended with effect from 1 February 1995 to give effect to the provisions of the Convention between it and Cyprus from the date when the Convention enters into force for Cyprus. I should be grateful for confirmation of the date of 1 February 1995 as the date on which the Convention will enter into force between the United Kingdom and Cyprus.
The Government of Cyprus has confirmed the date of 1 February 1995 as the date on which the Convention entered into force between Cyprus and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Kazakhstan - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Kazakhstan's accession on 23 January 2017)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Colombia's accession on 22 May 1996)

Zimbabwe - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 22 May 1996)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Bulgaria's accession on 6 April 2005)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Estonia's accession on 6 April 2005)

Guatemala - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Guatemala's accession on 6 April 2005)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Lithuania's accession on 6 April 2005)

Latvia - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Latvia's accession on 6 April 2005)

Peru - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Peru's accession on 6 April 2005)

Thailand - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Thailand's accession on 6 April 2005)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 6 April 2005)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted South Africa's accession on 22 January 2004)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Belarus' accession on 22 January 2004)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Brazil's accession on 22 January 2004)

Costa Rica - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Costa Rica's accession on 22 January 2004)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted El Salvador's accession on 22 January 2004)

Fiji - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Fiji's accession on 22 January 2004)

Georgia - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Georgia's accession on 22 January 2004)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Iceland's accession on 22 January 2004)

Malta - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Malta's accession on 22 January 2004)

Republic of Moldova - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Moldova's accession on 22 January 2004)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Nicaragua's accession on 22 January 2004)

Paraguay - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Paraguay's accession on 22 January 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 22 January 2004)

Turkmenistan - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 22 January 2004)

Uruguay - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Uruguay's accession on 22 January 2004)

Uzbekistan - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 22 January 2004)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Ukraine's accession on 8 November 2006)

San Marino - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the accession of San Marino on 17 September 2007)

Albania - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Albania on 24 July 2010)

Armenia - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Armenia on 24 July 2010)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Morocco on 24 July 2010)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the accession of Seychelles on 24 July 2010)

Singapore - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Singapore's accession on 2 June 2016)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 2 June 2016)

Andorra - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted Andorra's accession on 2 June 2016)

Korea, Republic of - Entry into force

(Cyprus accepted the Republic of Korea's accession on 23 January 2017)