Malta

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

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Argentina 5-I-2000 1-IV-2000
Luxembourg 10-I-2000 1-IV-2000
Israel 17-I-2000 1-IV-2000
Chile 17-I-2000 1-IV-2000
Poland 10-III-2000 1-VI-2000
Finland 21-VI-2000 1-IX-2000
Colombia 29-VI-2000 1-IX-2000
Ireland 27-X-2000 1-I-2001
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Switzerland 15-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Spain 6-II-2001 1-V-2001
Australia 8-II-2001 1-V-2001
Belarus 16-II-2001 1-V-2001
Republic of Moldova 1-VI-2001 1-IX-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Austria 14-XII-2001 1-III-2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 19-XII-2001 1-III-2002
Netherlands 8-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Norway 31-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Uzbekistan 26-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Germany 23-VIII-2002 1-XI-2002
New Zealand 1-X-2002 1-I-2003
United States of America 15-XI-2002 1-II-2003
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
Canada 29-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Cyprus 22-I-2004 1-IV-2004
Brazil 4-II-2004 1-V-2004
Turkey 26-III-2004 1-VI-2004
Greece 13-IV-2004 1-VII-2004
Italy 7-V-2004 1-VIII-2004
Sweden 26-V-2004 1-VIII-2004
Slovenia 9-VII-2004 1-X-2004
Czech Republic 18-VIII-2004 1-XI-2004
Venezuela 16-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
France 16-XII-2004 1-III-2005
Bahamas 25-V-2005 1-VIII-2005
China, People's Republic of 21-VII-2005 1-X-2005
Belize 30-VIII-2005 1-XI-2005
Panama 2-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Mexico 8-II-2007 1-V-2007
Monaco 10-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Georgia 22-IX-2008 1-XII-2008
Iceland 22-I-2010 1-IV-2010
Denmark 18-VIII-2010 1-XI-2010
Romania 12-III-2013 1-VI-2013
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
South Africa 9-II-2016 1-V-2016
Entry into force between Malta and Entry into force
Argentina 1-IV-2000
Luxembourg 1-IV-2000
Israel 1-IV-2000
Chile 1-IV-2000
Poland 1-VI-2000
Finland 1-IX-2000
Colombia 1-IX-2000
Ireland 1-I-2001
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Switzerland 1-II-2001
Spain 1-V-2001
Australia 1-V-2001
Belarus 1-V-2001
Republic of Moldova 1-IX-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Austria 1-III-2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-III-2002
Netherlands 1-IV-2002
Norway 1-IV-2002
Hungary 1-VI-2002
Uzbekistan 1-VI-2002
Germany 1-XI-2002
New Zealand 1-I-2003
United States of America 1-II-2003
Belgium 1-V-2003
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Canada 1-XI-2003
Cyprus 1-IV-2004
Brazil 1-V-2004
Turkey 1-VI-2004
Greece 1-VII-2004
Italy 1-VIII-2004
Sweden 1-VIII-2004
Slovenia 1-X-2004
Czech Republic 1-XI-2004
Venezuela 1-II-2005
Croatia 1-II-2005
France 1-III-2005
Bahamas 1-VIII-2005
China, People's Republic of 1-X-2005
Belize 1-XI-2005
Panama 1-II-2007
Honduras 1-II-2007
Mexico 1-V-2007
Monaco 1-VII-2007
Georgia 1-XII-2008
Iceland 1-IV-2010
Denmark 1-XI-2010
Romania 1-VI-2013
Japan 1-IV-2014
South Africa 1-V-2016
Ukraine 1-I-2010
Uruguay 1-I-2010
Gabon 1-VI-2012
Morocco 1-VI-2012
Singapore 1-VI-2012
Andorra 1-IX-2016
Lithuania 1-IX-2004
Russian Federation 1-IX-2016
Latvia 1-IX-2004
Estonia 1-IX-2004
Albania 1-I-2010
Armenia 1-I-2010
Bulgaria 1-I-2010
Dominican Republic 1-I-2010
El Salvador 1-I-2010
Guatemala 1-X-2010
Nicaragua 1-I-2010
Peru 1-I-2010
San Marino 1-I-2010
Seychelles 1-I-2010
Sri Lanka 1-I-2010
Thailand 1-I-2010
Trinidad and Tobago 1-I-2010

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

(acceptance also for Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, the Isle of Man and Montserrat)

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance in 2003 for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance in 2005 for the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong only)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Ukraine on 22 October 2009)

Uruguay - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Uruguay on 22 October 2009)

Gabon - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Gabon on 26 March 2012)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Morocco on 26 March 2012)

Singapore - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Singapore on 26 March 2012)

Andorra - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Andorra on 27 June 2016)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Malta accepted Lithuania's accession on 23 June 2004)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of the Russian Federation on 27 June 2016)

Latvia - Entry into force

(Malta accepted Latvia's accession on 23 June 2004)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Malta accepted Estonia's accession on 23 June 2004)

Albania - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Albania on 22 October 2009)

Armenia - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Armenia on 22 October 2009)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Bulgaria on 22 October 2009)

Dominican Republic - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of the Dominican Republic on 22 October 2009)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of El Salvador on 22 October 2009)

Guatemala - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Guatemala on 22 October 2009)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Nicaragua on 22 October 2009)

Peru - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Peru on 22 October 2009)

San Marino - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of San Marino on 22 October 2009)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Seychelles on 22 October 2009)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Sri Lanka on 22 October 2009)

Thailand - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Thailand on 22 October 2009)

Trinidad and Tobago - Entry into force

(Malta accepted the accession of Trinidad and Tobago on 22 October 2009)