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

Accession accepted by / Entry into force between Zimbabwe and Date of acceptance Entry into force
Argentina 27-IX-1996 1-XII-1996
Australia 18-I-1996 1-IV-1996
Bahamas 29-X-2004 1-I-2005
Belgium 19-VIII-2011 1-XI-2011
Canada 17-X-1997 1-I-1998
Chile 27-II-1996 1-V-1996
China 26-VI-2003 1-IX-2003
Croatia 24-XI-2004 1-II-2005
Cyprus 22-V-1996 1-VIII-1996
Czech Republic 18-V-1998 1-VIII-1998
Finland 27-II-1997 1-V-1997
France 1-IV-2010 1-VII-2010
Germany 15-XI-1996 1-II-1997
Greece 16-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Honduras 16-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Hungary 11-III-2002 1-VI-2002
Ireland 4-X-1996 1-I-1997
Israel 18-VII-1997 1-X-1997
Italy 31-I-1997 1-IV-1997
Japan 24-I-2014 1-IV-2014
Luxembourg 28-VII-1995 1-X-1995
Mexico 5-IX-1995 1-XII-1995
Monaco 31-III-2008 1-VI-2008
Netherlands 28-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
New Zealand 16-VIII-1995 1-XI-1995
Norway 21-X-1996 1-I-1997
Panama 2-XI-2006 1-II-2007
Poland 12-XII-1997 1-III-1998
Portugal 12-X-2001 1-I-2002
Serbia 19-VIII-2003 1-XI-2003
Slovakia 7-XI-2000 1-II-2001
Spain 26-III-1997 1-VI-1997
Sweden 3-X-1997 1-I-1998
Switzerland 10-II-1997 1-V-1997
Turkey 7-XII-2009 1-III-2010
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 3-VII-1995 1-X-1995
United States of America 19-V-1995 1-VIII-1995
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 16-VI-1997 1-IX-1997


(acceptance for the Special Administrative Region of Macao only)


(for the Kingdom in Europe)

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 that has declared its acceptance of the accession, the municipal law of the United Kingdom will be amended with effect from 1 July 1995 to give effect to the provisions of the Convention between it and Zimbabwe from the date when the Convention enters into force for Zimbabwe. I should be grateful for confirmation of the date of 1 July 1995 as the date on which the Convention will enter into force between the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe.