Contracting Parties to this Convention that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.

Contracting Party S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N/DC7
Austria 10-VII-2013 9-X-2013 R 1-II-2014 1 Res 51,56
Belgium 6-II-2017
Cyprus 1-IV-2009 4-VII-2018 R 1-XI-2018
Czech Republic 1-IV-2009 18-IV-2012 R 1-VIII-2012 1 Res 51
Estonia 13-XII-2010 A 1-XI-2011 1 D,Res 32,51
Finland 18-IX-2008 19-XI-2010 R 1-III-2011 1
France 13-VII-2001 18-IX-2008 R 1-I-2009 2 D 32
Germany 22-XII-2003 3-IV-2007 R 1-I-2009 2 Res 51,56
Greece 18-IX-2008
Ireland 18-IX-2008
Italy 31-X-2008
Latvia 15-XII-2016 24-XI-2017 R 1-III-2018 1 Res 51
Luxembourg 18-IX-2008
Monaco 4-III-2016 4-III-2016 R 1-VII-2016 1
Netherlands 13-I-2000
Poland 18-IX-2008
Portugal 14-III-2018 14-III-2018 R 1-VII-2018 1
Switzerland 3-IV-2007 27-III-2009 R 1-VII-2009 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1-IV-2003 5-XI-2003 R 1-I-2009 1 D 32,55

Type


Res/D/N

Austria Articles Reservations

The Republic of Austria makes a reservation in accordance with Article 51, paragraph 2, and Article 56, paragraph 1, of the Convention, objecting to the use of the French language.

Czech Republic Articles Reservations

[...] pursuant to Article 56 paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Czech Republic makes reservation provided for in Article 51 paragraph 2 and objects to the use of the French languague for translation of communications sent to the Central Authority or to another authority of the Czech Republic.

Estonia Articles Declarations Reservations

Pursuant to Article 32, paragraph 2 of the Convention, the requests made under Article 32, paragraph 1 may be communicated to the Estonian authorities only through the Estonian Central Authority.
Pursuant to Article 56, paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Republic of Estonia makes the reservation provided for in Article 51, paragraph 2 that any communication sent to the Central Authority or to another authority of the Republic of Estonia in the original language, shall be accompanied by a translation into Estonian language or, where that is not feasible, a translation into English.

France Articles Declarations

(Translation)
France declares, in accordance with Article 32, paragraph 2, that requests made by a competent authority by virtue of the Convention to any French authority which has information relevant to the protection of an adult to communicate that information in accordance with Article 32, paragraph 1, shall only be communicated to the French authorities through the French Central Authority.

Germany Articles Reservations

The Federal Republic of Germany makes a reservation, in accordance with Article 51, paragraph 2, and Article 56 of the Convention, objecting to the use of the French language.

Latvia Articles Reservations

Reservations:
29-01-2018
Pursuant to Article 51, paragraph 2, of the Convention Latvia has made the reservation and objects to the use of French language for translation of communications sent to the Central Authority or to another authority of the Republic of Latvia.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Articles Declarations

The United Kingdom declares, in accordance with Article 55, that the Convention shall extend to Scotland only, and that it may modify this declaration by submitting another declaration at any time.
The United Kingdom also declares, in accordance with Article 32 paragraph 2, that a request for information relevant to the protection of an adult made under Article 32 paragraph 1 may be communicated to the Scottish authorities only through the Scottish Central Authority.