Poland

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 26-VIII-1992 1-XI-1992
Netherlands 28-VIII-1992 1-XI-1992
Luxembourg 20-X-1992 1-I-1993
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2-XI-1992 1-II-1993
France 4-XI-1992 1-II-1993
Germany 20-XI-1992 1-II-1993
Ireland 20-I-1993 1-IV-1993
Norway 21-IV-1993 1-VII-1993
Israel 26-VIII-1993 1-XI-1993
Sweden 27-IX-1993 1-XII-1993
Australia 21-X-1993 1-I-1994
Argentina 8-XI-1993 1-II-1994
Canada 30-XI-1993 1-II-1994
Finland 25-V-1994 1-VIII-1994
Switzerland 15-VII-1994 1-X-1994
Austria 18-VIII-1994 1-XI-1994
Spain 21-IX-1994 1-XII-1994
Denmark 22-II-1995 1-V-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Italy 17-XI-1995 1-II-1996
Hungary 15-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
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-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
Turkey 26-III-2004 1-VI-2004
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Entry into force between Poland and Entry into force
United States of America 1-XI-1992
Netherlands 1-XI-1992
Luxembourg 1-I-1993
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-II-1993
France 1-II-1993
Germany 1-II-1993
Ireland 1-IV-1993
Norway 1-VII-1993
Israel 1-XI-1993
Sweden 1-XII-1993
Australia 1-I-1994
Argentina 1-II-1994
Canada 1-II-1994
Finland 1-VIII-1994
Switzerland 1-X-1994
Austria 1-XI-1994
Spain 1-XII-1994
Denmark 1-V-1995
New Zealand 1-XI-1995
Mexico 1-XII-1995
Italy 1-II-1996
Hungary 1-IV-1997
Venezuela 1-IX-1997
Greece 1-X-1997
Czech Republic 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Belgium 1-V-2003
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Turkey 1-VI-2004
Croatia 1-II-2005
Japan 1-IV-2014
Sri Lanka 1-III-2003
Trinidad and Tobago 1-III-2003
Bulgaria 1-IV-2007
Dominican Republic 1-IV-2007
Thailand 1-IV-2007
Ukraine 1-IV-2007
San Marino 1-VI-2007
Albania 1-XI-2007
Armenia 1-II-2008
Seychelles 1-XI-2008
Andorra 1-XI-2015
Singapore 1-XI-2015
Russian Federation 1-XI-2016
Morocco 1-XI-2016
Cyprus 1-I-1997
Iceland 1-I-1997
Bahamas 1-III-1998
Chile 1-III-1998
Colombia 1-III-1998
Honduras 1-III-1998
Mauritius 1-III-1998
Monaco 1-III-1998
Panama 1-III-1998
Romania 1-III-1998
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1-III-1998
Slovenia 1-III-1998
South Africa 1-III-1998
Zimbabwe 1-III-1998
Republic of Moldova 1-IX-1998
Paraguay 1-XII-1998
Uzbekistan 1-I-2000
Brazil 1-V-2000
Uruguay 1-V-2000
Malta 1-VI-2000
Belarus 1-II-2001
Georgia 1-II-2001
Fiji 1-II-2001
Turkmenistan 1-II-2001
Costa Rica 1-II-2001
El Salvador 1-III-2003
Estonia 1-III-2003
Guatemala 1-III-2003
Latvia 1-III-2003
Lithuania 1-III-2003
Nicaragua 1-III-2003
Peru 1-III-2003

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 the Republic of Poland as of 1 November 1992 when the Convention enters into force for the Republic of Poland.

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 19 December 2002)

Trinidad and Tobago - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 19 December 2002)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Bulgaria's accession on 10 January 2007)

Dominican Republic - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of the Dominican Republic on 10 January 2007)

Thailand - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Thailand's accession on 10 January 2007)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Ukraine's accession on 10 Janaury 2007)

San Marino - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of San Marino on 13 March 2007)

Albania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Albania on 1 August 2007)

Armenia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Armenia on 21 November 2007)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of the Republic of Seychelles on 22 August 2008)

Andorra - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Andorra on 5 August 2015)

Singapore - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of Singapore on 5 August 2015)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 30 August 2016)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Morocco's accession on 30 August 2016)

Cyprus - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Cyprus' accession on 25 October 1996)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Iceland's accession on 25 October 1996)

Bahamas - Entry into force

(Poland accepted the accession of the Bahamas on 12 December 1997)

Chile - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Chile's accession on 12 December 1997)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Colombia's accession on 12 December 1997)

Honduras - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Honduras' accession on 12 December 1997)

Mauritius - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Mauritius' accession on 12 December 1997)

Monaco - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Monaco's accession on 12 December 1997)

Panama - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Panama's accession on 12 December 1997)

Romania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Romania's accession on 12 December 1997)

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Saint Kitts and Nevis' accession on 12 December 1997)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Slovenia's accession on 12 December 1997)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Poland accepted South Africa's accession on 12 December 1997)

Zimbabwe - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 12 December 1997)

Republic of Moldova - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Moldova's accession on 30 June 1998)

Paraguay - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Paraguay's accession on 11 September 1998)

Uzbekistan - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 20 October 1999)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Brazil's accession on 22 February 2000)

Uruguay - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Uruguay's accession on 22 February 2000)

Malta - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Malta's accession on 10 March 2000)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Belarus' accession on 14 November 2000)

Georgia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Georgia's accession on 14 November 2000)

Fiji - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Fiji's accession on 14 November 2000)

Turkmenistan - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 14 November 2000)

Costa Rica - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Costa Rica's accession on 14 November 2000)

El Salvador - Entry into force

(Poland accepted El Salvador's accession on 19 December 2002)

Estonia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Estonia's accession on 19 December 2002)

Guatemala - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Guatemala's accession on 19 December 2002)

Latvia - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Latvia's accession on 19 December 2002)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Lithuania's accession on 19 December 2002)

Nicaragua - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Nicaragua's accession on 19 December 2002)

Peru - Entry into force

(Poland accepted Peru's accession on 19 December 2002)