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

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Netherlands 28-V-1993 1-VIII-1993
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2-VI-1993 1-IX-1993
Luxembourg 7-VI-1993 1-IX-1993
United States of America 16-VII-1993 1-X-1993
Germany 14-IX-1993 1-XII-1993
Israel 14-IX-1993 1-XII-1993
Sweden 27-IX-1993 1-XII-1993
Australia 21-X-1993 1-I-1994
Argentina 8-XI-1993 1-II-1994
Finland 25-V-1994 1-VIII-1994
Switzerland 15-VII-1994 1-X-1994
Ireland 12-IX-1994 1-XII-1994
Spain 21-IX-1994 1-XII-1994
France 18-IV-1995 1-VII-1995
Canada 29-V-1995 1-VIII-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Norway 21-X-1996 1-I-1997
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-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
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
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
Mexico 8-II-2007 1-V-2007
Belgium 23-IV-2007 1-VII-2007
Monaco 31-III-2008 1-VI-2008
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
Ecuador 26-VII-2010 1-X-2010
Austria 21-I-2011 1-IV-2011
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Entry into force between Mauritius and Entry into force
Netherlands 1-VIII-1993
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-IX-1993
Luxembourg 1-IX-1993
United States of America 1-X-1993
Germany 1-XII-1993
Israel 1-XII-1993
Sweden 1-XII-1993
Australia 1-I-1994
Argentina 1-II-1994
Finland 1-VIII-1994
Switzerland 1-X-1994
Ireland 1-XII-1994
Spain 1-XII-1994
France 1-VII-1995
Canada 1-VIII-1995
New Zealand 1-XI-1995
Norway 1-I-1997
Italy 1-IV-1997
Venezuela 1-IX-1997
Greece 1-X-1997
Poland 1-III-1998
Czech Republic 1-VIII-1998
Slovakia 1-II-2001
Portugal 1-I-2002
Hungary 1-VI-2002
China, People's Republic of 1-IX-2003
Serbia 1-XI-2003
Croatia 1-II-2005
Mexico 1-V-2007
Belgium 1-VII-2007
Monaco 1-VI-2008
Turkey 1-III-2010
Ecuador 1-X-2010
Austria 1-IV-2011
Japan 1-IV-2014
Ukraine 1-IV-2016
Morocco 1-IX-2015
South Africa 1-IX-2004

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 be made to the United Kingdom municipal law in order to give effect to the Convention between it and the Republic of Mauritius as of 1 June 1993 when the Convention enters into force for the Republic of Mauritius.

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Mauritius accepted the accession of Ukraine on 13 January 2016)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Mauritius accepted the accession of Morocco on 12 June 2015)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Mauritius accepted South Africa's accession on 8 June 2004)