One Contracting State raised an objection to the accession of Belize before 1 April 2006, namely the Netherlands, whose declaration is given below. Therefore, the Convention has not entered into force between Belize and the Netherlands. Translation
... the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe) raises an objection to the accession of Belize to the Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption, as long as no Central Authority has been designated by Belize.
29 August 2007
The Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe) withdraws its declarations made in accordance with article 44, paragraph 3, of the Convention, objecting to the accession of respectively Belize, Mali and the Dominican Republic to the Convention. Therefore, the Convention will take effect between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Belize, Mali and the Dominican Republic as of 29 August 2007.