Sri Lanka

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

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Luxembourg 10-XII-2001 1-XII-2001
Netherlands 8-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Costa Rica 28-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Norway 31-I-2002 1-IV-2002
Colombia 6-II-2002 1-V-2002
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Uzbekistan 26-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Brazil 29-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Israel 29-V-2002 1-VIII-2002
Slovakia 19-VI-2002 1-IX-2002
Argentina 29-VIII-2002 1-XI-2002
Germany 7-X-2002 1-I-2003
Australia 23-X-2002 1-I-2003
Spain 17-XII-2002 1-III-2003
Poland 19-XII-2002 1-III-2003
Uruguay 27-II-2003 1-V-2003
Republic of Moldova 23-IV-2003 1-VII-2003
China, People's Republic of 26-VI-2003 1-IX-2003
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Switzerland 29-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Canada 29-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Ireland 27-X-2003 1-I-2004
Greece 13-IV-2004 1-VII-2004
Italy 7-V-2004 1-VIII-2004
Chile 10-V-2004 1-VIII-2004
Sweden 26-V-2004 1-VIII-2004
Estonia 15-VI-2004 1-IX-2004
New Zealand 11-X-2004 1-I-2005
Finland 12-X-2004 1-I-2005
Venezuela 16-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Portugal 14-III-2005 1-VI-2005
Cyprus 6-IV-2005 1-VII-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
Peru 29-XI-2005 1-II-2006
Czech Republic 8-VIII-2006 1-XI-2006
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
Belgium 23-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
United States of America 26-X-2007 1-I-2008
France 18-VII-2008 1-X-2008
Slovenia 9-VII-2009 1-X-2009
Malta 22-X-2009 1-I-2010
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
Iceland 22-I-2010 1-IV-2010
El Salvador 29-V-2013 1-VIII-2013
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Belarus 17-II-2014 1-V-2014
South Africa 9-II-2016 1-V-2016
Entry into force between Sri Lanka and Entry into force
Luxembourg 1-XII-2001
Netherlands 1-IV-2002
Costa Rica 1-IV-2002
Norway 1-IV-2002
Colombia 1-V-2002
Hungary 1-VI-2002
Uzbekistan 1-VI-2002
Brazil 1-VI-2002
Israel 1-VIII-2002
Slovakia 1-IX-2002
Argentina 1-XI-2002
Germany 1-I-2003
Australia 1-I-2003
Spain 1-III-2003
Poland 1-III-2003
Uruguay 1-V-2003
Republic of Moldova 1-VII-2003
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Switzerland 1-XI-2003
Canada 1-XI-2003
Ireland 1-I-2004
Greece 1-VII-2004
Italy 1-VIII-2004
Chile 1-VIII-2004
Sweden 1-VIII-2004
Estonia 1-IX-2004
New Zealand 1-I-2005
Finland 1-I-2005
Venezuela 1-II-2005
Croatia 1-II-2005
Portugal 1-VI-2005
Cyprus 1-VII-2005
Bahamas 1-VIII-2005
China, People's Republic of 1-X-2005
Belize 1-XI-2005
Peru 1-II-2006
Czech Republic 1-XI-2006
Panama 1-II-2007
Honduras 1-II-2007
Mexico 1-V-2007
Monaco 1-VII-2007
Belgium 1-VII-2007
United States of America 1-I-2008
France 1-X-2008
Slovenia 1-X-2009
Malta 1-I-2010
Turkey 1-III-2010
Iceland 1-IV-2010
El Salvador 1-VIII-2013
Japan 1-IV-2014
Belarus 1-V-2014
South Africa 1-V-2016

Luxembourg - Entry into force

Pursuant to Article 38, paragraph 5, of the Convention, the date of entry into force should normally be 1 March 2002. However, following a request from Luxembourg, the date of entry into force has been changed to 1 December 2001.

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)