New Zealand

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

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Netherlands 27-VI-1991 1-IX-1991
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 5-VII-1991 1-X-1991
Luxembourg 15-VII-1991 1-X-1991
Ireland 16-VII-1991 1-X-1991
Denmark 26-VII-1991 1-X-1991
United States of America 26-VII-1991 1-X-1991
Argentina 29-VII-1991 1-X-1991
France 7-X-1991 1-I-1992
Germany 14-XI-1991 1-II-1992
Israel 28-XI-1991 1-II-1992
Australia 27-III-1992 1-VI-1992
Canada 15-IV-1992 1-VII-1992
Spain 27-IV-1992 1-VII-1992
Portugal 12-V-1992 1-VIII-1992
Sweden 13-V-1992 1-VIII-1992
Switzerland 19-VI-1992 1-IX-1992
Norway 8-VII-1992 1-X-1992
Finland 25-V-1994 1-VIII-1994
Austria 18-VIII-1994 1-XI-1994
Hungary 15-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Venezuela 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Greece 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
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
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Turkey 3-I-2008 1-IV-2008
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 6-VIII-2009 1-XI-2009
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Entry into force between New Zealand and Entry into force
Netherlands 1-IX-1991
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-X-1991
Luxembourg 1-X-1991
Ireland 1-X-1991
Denmark 1-X-1991
United States of America 1-X-1991
Argentina 1-X-1991
France 1-I-1992
Germany 1-II-1992
Israel 1-II-1992
Australia 1-VI-1992
Canada 1-VII-1992
Spain 1-VII-1992
Portugal 1-VIII-1992
Sweden 1-VIII-1992
Switzerland 1-IX-1992
Norway 1-X-1992
Finland 1-VIII-1994
Austria 1-XI-1994
Hungary 1-IV-1997
Italy 1-IV-1997
Venezuela 1-IX-1997
Greece 1-X-1997
Czech Republic 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Belgium 1-V-2003
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Croatia 1-II-2005
Turkey 1-IV-2008
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1-XI-2009
Japan 1-IV-2014
Zimbabwe 1-XI-1995
Honduras 1-XI-1995
Ecuador 1-XI-1995
Cyprus 1-XI-1995
Chile 1-XI-1995
Georgia 1-III-1998
Colombia 1-III-1998
Iceland 1-III-1998
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1-III-1998
South Africa 1-III-1998
Burkina Faso 1-XI-1995
Bahamas 1-XI-1995
Fiji 1-II-2000
Belarus 1-I-2003
Brazil 1-I-2003
Costa Rica 1-I-2003
El Salvador 1-I-2003
Malta 1-I-2003
Republic of Moldova 1-I-2003
Nicaragua 1-I-2003
Paraguay 1-I-2003
Trinidad and Tobago 1-I-2003
Turkmenistan 1-I-2003
Uruguay 1-I-2003
Uzbekistan 1-I-2003
Mexico 1-XII-1991
Bulgaria 1-I-2005
Estonia 1-I-2005
Guatemala 1-I-2005
Latvia 1-I-2005
Lithuania 1-I-2005
Peru 1-I-2005
Mauritius 1-XI-1995
Thailand 1-I-2005
Ukraine 1-VII-2007
Dominican Republic 1-VII-2007
San Marino 1-VII-2007
Albania 1-V-2008
Armenia 1-VI-2008
Seychelles 1-III-2009
Morocco 1-IX-2010
Gabon 1-VI-2011
Singapore 1-VI-2011
Andorra 1-II-2012
Russian Federation 1-II-2012
Korea, Republic of 1-VIII-2013
Lesotho 1-VIII-2013
Guinea 1-XI-2014
Kazakhstan 1-XI-2014
Bolivia 1-VII-2017
Iraq 1-VII-2017
Jamaica 1-VII-2017
Pakistan 1-VII-2017
Philippines 1-VII-2017
Zambia 1-VII-2017
Sri Lanka 1-I-2005
Monaco 1-XI-1995
Panama 1-XI-1995
Poland 1-XI-1995
Romania 1-XI-1995
Slovenia 1-XI-1995

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Zimbabwe - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 16 August 1995)

Honduras - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Honduras' accession on 16 August 1995)

Ecuador - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Ecuador's accession on 16 August 1995)

Cyprus - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Cyprus' accession on 16 August 1995)

Chile - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Chile's accession on 16 August 1995)

Georgia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Georgia's accession on 2 December 1997)

Colombia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Colombia's accession on 2 December 1997)

Iceland - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Iceland's accession on 2 December 1997)

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Saint Kitts and Nevis' accession on 2 December 1997)

South Africa - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted South Africa's accession on 2 December 1997)

Burkina Faso - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Burkina Faso's accession on 16 August 1995)

Bahamas - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of the Bahamas on 16 August 1995)

Fiji - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Fiji's accession on 2 November 1999)

Belarus - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Belarus' accession on 1 October 2002)

Brazil - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Brazil's accession on 1 October 2002)

Costa Rica - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Costa Rica's accession on 1 October 2002)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted El Salvador's accession on 1 October 2002)

Malta - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Malta's accession on 1 October 2002)

Republic of Moldova - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Moldova's accession on 1 October 2002)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Nicaragua's acession on 1 October 2002)

Paraguay - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Paraguay's accession on 1 October 2002)

Trinidad and Tobago - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 1 October 2002)

Turkmenistan - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 1 October 2002)

Uruguay - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Uruguay's accession on 1 October 2002)

Uzbekistan - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 1 October 2002)

Mexico - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Mexico's accession on 24 September 1991)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Bulgaria's accession on 11 October 2004)

Estonia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Estonia's accession on 11 October 2004)

Guatemala - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Guatemala's accession on 11 October 2004)

Latvia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Latvia's accession on 11 October 2004)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Lithuania's accession on 11 October 2004)

Peru - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Peru's accession on 11 October 2004)

Mauritius - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Mauritius' accession on 16 August 1995)

Thailand - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Thailand's accession on 11 October 2004)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Ukraine on 27 April 2007)

Dominican Republic - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of the Dominican Republic on 27 April 2007)

San Marino - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of San Marino on 27 April 2007)

Albania - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Albania on 1 February 2008)

Armenia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Armenia on 17 March 2008)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Seychelles on 18 December 2008)

Morocco - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Morocco on 1 June 2010)

Gabon - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Gabon on 18 March 2011)

Singapore - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Singapore on 18 March 2011)

Andorra - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Andorra on 8 November 2011)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of the Russian Federation on 8 November 2011)

Korea, Republic of - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of the Republic of Korea on 15 May 2013)

Lesotho - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Lesotho on 15 May 2013)

Guinea - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Guinea on 18 August 2014)

Kazakhstan - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Kazakhstan on 18 August 2014)

Bolivia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Bolivia on 28 April 2017)

Iraq - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Iraq on 28 April 2017)

Jamaica - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Jamaica on 28 April 2017)

Pakistan - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Pakistan on 28 April 2017)

Philippines - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of the Philippines on 28 April 2017)

Zambia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted the accession of Zambia on 28 April 2017)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 11 October 2004)

Monaco - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Monaco's accession on 16 August 1995)

Panama - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Panama's accession on 16 August 1995)

Poland - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Poland's accession on 16 August 1995)

Romania - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Romania's accession on 16 August 1995)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(New Zealand accepted Slovenia's accession on 16 August 1995)