Articles: 26,32

Reservation and declaration made by the former Czechoslovakia:

The Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia, referring to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions relating to Maintenance Obligations, concluded at The Hague on 2 October 1973, reserves the right in accordance with Article 34 of that Convention not to recognize or enforce the decisions and settlements relating to the maintenance obligations described in Article 26, paragraph 2 (a) and (b), since Czechoslovak Law does not recognize maintenance obligations between the persons mentioned therein.

At the same time, the Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia wishes to state, in connection with Article 32 of the Convention according to all States the right to declare that the Convention shall be applicable to all territories for the international relations of which it is responsible, that keeping certain countries in a state of dependence is in its opinion contrary to the spirit and objectives of the United Nations Declaration of 14 December 1960 on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, which declares the necessity for a speedy and unconditional end to colonialism in all its forms.