Panama

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

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
United States of America 18-III-1994 1-VI-1994
Netherlands 23-III-1994 1-VI-1994
Luxembourg 30-III-1994 1-VI-1994
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 22-IV-1994 1-VII-1994
Finland 25-V-1994 1-VIII-1994
Australia 16-VI-1994 1-IX-1994
Switzerland 15-VII-1994 1-X-1994
Ireland 12-IX-1994 1-XII-1994
Sweden 24-X-1994 1-I-1995
Argentina 10-II-1995 1-V-1995
Germany 24-III-1995 1-VI-1995
Canada 29-V-1995 1-VIII-1995
Spain 20-VI-1995 1-IX-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Israel 24-X-1995 1-I-1996
Hungary 15-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Ecuador 5-II-1997 1-V-1997
Venezuela 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Greece 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Poland 12-XII-1997 1-III-1998
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Norway 23-VIII-1999 1-XI-1999
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Denmark 25-III-2003 1-VI-2003
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Bahamas 25-V-2005 1-VIII-2005
Belize 30-VIII-2005 1-XI-2005
France 14-X-2005 1-I-2006
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Monaco 10-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Belgium 23-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Entry into force between Panama and Entry into force
United States of America 1-VI-1994
Netherlands 1-VI-1994
Luxembourg 1-VI-1994
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-VII-1994
Finland 1-VIII-1994
Australia 1-IX-1994
Switzerland 1-X-1994
Ireland 1-XII-1994
Sweden 1-I-1995
Argentina 1-V-1995
Germany 1-VI-1995
Canada 1-VIII-1995
Spain 1-IX-1995
New Zealand 1-XI-1995
Mexico 1-XII-1995
Israel 1-I-1996
Hungary 1-IV-1997
Italy 1-IV-1997
Ecuador 1-V-1997
Venezuela 1-IX-1997
Greece 1-X-1997
Poland 1-III-1998
Czech Republic 1-VIII-1998
Norway 1-XI-1999
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Denmark 1-VI-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Croatia 1-II-2005
Bahamas 1-VIII-2005
Belize 1-XI-2005
France 1-I-2006
Honduras 1-II-2007
Monaco 1-VII-2007
Belgium 1-VII-2007
Turkey 1-III-2010
Japan 1-IV-2014
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1-VI-1995
Estonia 1-II-2003
Guatemala 1-II-2003
Peru 1-II-2003
Cyprus 1-VI-1995
Chile 1-III-1995
Dominican Republic 1-VII-2005
Belarus 1-II-2007
Bulgaria 1-II-2007
Fiji 1-II-2007
Georgia 1-II-2007
Iceland 1-II-2007
Latvia 1-II-2007
Lithuania 1-II-2007
Malta 1-II-2007
Republic of Moldova 1-II-2007
South Africa 1-II-2007
Sri Lanka 1-II-2007
Thailand 1-II-2007
Turkmenistan 1-II-2007
Ukraine 1-II-2007
Uzbekistan 1-II-2007
Colombia 1-V-1996
Zimbabwe 1-II-2007
Slovenia 1-VI-1995
Brazil 1-VII-2000
Uruguay 1-III-2001
Costa Rica 1-III-2001
Trinidad and Tobago 1-III-2001
Paraguay 1-III-2001
El Salvador 1-IX-2001
Nicaragua 1-IX-2001

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 declaring its acceptance of the accession, amendments will have been made to the United Kingdom municipal law in order to give effect to the Convention between it and Panama as of 1 May 1994 when the Convention enters into force for Panama. I would be grateful for confirmation of the date of 1 May 1994 as the date on which the Convention will enter into force between the United Kingdom and Panama.

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Saint Kitts and Nevis' accession on 16 March 1995)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Estonia's accession on 28 November 2002)

Guatemala - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Guatemala's accession on 28 November 2002)

Peru - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Peru's accession on 28 November 2002)

Cyprus - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Cyprus' accession on 16 March 1995)

Chile - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Chile's accession on 29 December 1994)

Dominican Republic - Entry into force

(Panama accepted the Dominican Republic's accession on 25 April 2005)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Panama accepted the accession of Belarus on 2 November 2006)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Bulgaria's accession on 2 November 2006)

Fiji - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Fiji's accession on 2 November 2006)

Georgia - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Georgia's accession on 2 November 2006)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Iceland's accession on 2 November 2006)

Latvia - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Latvia's accession on 2 November 2006)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Lithuania's accession on 2 November 2006)

Malta - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Malta's accession on 2 November 2006)

Republic of Moldova - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Moldova's accession on 2 November 2006)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Panama accepted South Africa's accession on 2 November 2006)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 2 November 2006)

Thailand - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Thailand's accession on 2 November 2006)

Turkmenistan - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 2 November 2006)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Ukraine's accession on 2 November 2006)

Uzbekistan - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 2 November 2006)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Colombia's accession on 13 February 1996)

Zimbabwe - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 2 November 2006)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Slovenia's accession on 16 March 1995)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Brazil's accession on 10 April 2000)

Uruguay - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Uruguay's accession on 8 December 2000)

Costa Rica - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Costa Rica's accession on 8 December 2000)

Trinidad and Tobago - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 8 December 2000)

Paraguay - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Paraguay's accession on 8 December 2000)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(Panama accepted El Salvador's accession on 18 June 2001)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(Panama accepted Nicaragua's accession on 18 June 2001)