Bahamas

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

Accession accepted by / Entry into force between Bahamas and Date of acceptance Entry into force
Albania 1-X-2009
Argentina 10-II-1995 1-V-1995
Armenia 1-X-2009
Australia 16-VI-1994 1-IX-1994
Austria 11-VI-2009 1-IX-2009
Belarus 1-VIII-2005
Belgium 23-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Belize 30-VIII-2005 1-XI-2005
Brazil 1-VIII-2005
Bulgaria 1-VIII-2005
Canada 29-V-1995 1-VIII-1995
Chile 1-VIII-2005
China 26-VI-2003 1-IX-2003
Colombia 1-I-2005
Costa Rica 1-I-2005
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Cyprus 1-VIII-2005
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Denmark 25-VII-2018 1-X-2018
Dominican Republic 1-VIII-2005
El Salvador 1-I-2005
Estonia 1-VIII-2005
Fiji 1-I-2005
Finland 25-V-1994 1-VIII-1994
France 11-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Gabon 1-V-2011
Georgia 1-VIII-2005
Germany 4-II-1994 1-V-1994
Greece 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Guatemala 1-I-2005
Honduras 1-I-2005
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Iceland 1-VIII-2005
Ireland 12-IX-1994 1-XII-1994
Israel 24-X-1995 1-I-1996
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Latvia 1-VIII-2005
Lithuania 1-VIII-2005
Luxembourg 17-XII-1993 1-III-1994
Malta 1-VIII-2005
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Monaco 31-III-2008 1-VI-2008
Morocco 1-X-2010
Netherlands 11-XI-1993 1-II-1994
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Nicaragua 1-I-2005
Norway 1-VII-1998 1-X-1998
Panama 1-VIII-2005
Paraguay 1-I-2005
Peru 1-VIII-2005
Poland 12-XII-1997 1-III-1998
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Republic of Moldova 1-I-2005
Romania 6-II-2018 1-V-2018
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1-I-2005
San Marino 1-VIII-2007
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Seychelles 1-I-2009
Singapore 1-VI-2011
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Slovenia 1-VIII-2005
South Africa 1-VIII-2005
Spain 8-XII-1994 1-III-1995
Sri Lanka 1-VIII-2005
Sweden 24-X-1994 1-I-1995
Switzerland 15-VII-1994 1-X-1994
Thailand 1-I-2005
Trinidad and Tobago 1-I-2005
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
Turkmenistan 1-VIII-2005
Ukraine 1-VIII-2007
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 28-XII-1993 1-III-1994
United States of America 23-XI-1993 1-I-1994
Uruguay 1-VIII-2005
Uzbekistan 1-I-2005
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997
Zimbabwe 1-I-2005

Albania

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Albania on 7 July 2009)

Armenia

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Armenia on 7 July 2009)

Belarus

(the Bahamas accepted Belarus' accession on 25 May 2005)

Brazil

(the Bahamas accepted Brazil's accession on 25 May 2005)

Bulgaria

(the Bahamas accepted Bulgaria's accession on 25 May 2005)

Chile

(the Bahamas accepted Chile's accession on 25 May 2005)

China

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Colombia

(the Bahamas accepted Colombia's accession on 29 October 2004)

Costa Rica

(the Bahamas accepted Costa Rica's accession on 29 October 2004)

Cyprus

(the Bahamas accepted Cyprus' accession on 25 May 2005)

Dominican Republic

(the Bahamas accepted the Dominican Republic's accession on 25 May 2005)

El Salvador

(the Bahamas accepted El Salvador's accession on 29 October 2004)

Estonia

(the Bahamas accepted Estonia's accession on 25 May 2005)

Fiji

(the Bahamas accepted Fiji's accession on 29 October 2004)

Gabon

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Gabon on 28 February 2011)

Georgia

(the Bahamas accepted Georgia's accession on 25 May 2005)

Guatemala

(the Bahamas accepted Guatemala's accession on 29 October 2004)

Honduras

(the Bahamas accepted Honduras' accession on 29 October 2004)

Iceland

(the Bahamas accepted Iceland's accession on 25 May 2005)

Latvia

(the Bahamas accepted Latvia's accession on 25 May 2005)

Lithuania

(the Bahamas accepted Lithuania's accession on 25 May 2005)

Malta

(the Bahamas accepted Malta's accession on 25 May 2005)

Morocco

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Morocco on 20 July 2010)

Netherlands

(for the Kingdom in Europe)

Nicaragua

(the Bahamas accepted Nicaragua's accession on 29 October 2004)

Panama

(the Bahamas accepted Panama's accession on 25 May 2005)

Paraguay

(the Bahamas accepted Paraguay's accession on 29 October 2004)

Peru

(the Bahamas accepted Peru's accession on 25 May 2005)

Republic of Moldova

(the Bahamas accepted Moldova's accession on 29 October 2004)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

(the Bahamas accepted Saint Kitts and Nevis' accession on 29 October 2004)

San Marino

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of San Marino on 16 May 2007)

Seychelles

(The Bahamas accepted the accession of Seychelles on 13 October 2008)

Singapore

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Singapore on 11 March 2011)

Slovenia

(the Bahamas accepted Slovenia's accession on 25 May 2005)

South Africa

(the Bahamas accepted South Africa's accession on 25 May 2005)

Sri Lanka

(the Bahamas accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 25 May 2005)

Thailand

(the Bahamas accepted Thailand's accession on 29 October 2004)

Trinidad and Tobago

(the Bahamas accepted Trinidad and Tobago's accession on 29 October 2004)

Turkmenistan

(the Bahamas accepted Turkmenistan's accession on 25 May 2005)

Ukraine

(the Bahamas accepted the accession of Ukraine on 16 May 2007)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 Bahamas as of 1 January 1994 when the Convention enters into force for the Bahamas.

United States of America

The Note of the Embassy of the United States of America contains the following sentence:
The Embassy would appreciate having the date of 1 January 1994 confirmed as the date on which the Convention entered into force between the United States and the Bahamas.
The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas has confirmed the date of 1 January 1994 as the date on which the Convention entered into force between the Bahamas and the United States of America.

Uruguay

(the Bahamas accepted Uruguay's accession on 25 May 2005)

Uzbekistan

(the Bahamas accepted Uzbekistan's accession on 29 October 2004)

Zimbabwe

(the Bahamas accepted Zimbabwe's accession on 29 October 2004)