Portugal signs and ratifies the Adults Convention

On 14 March 2018, Portugal signed and deposited its instrument of ratification to the Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults (Adults Convention). With the signature and ratification of Portugal, the Adults Convention now has 11 Contracting Parties. The Adults Convention will enter into force for Portugal on 1 July 2018.

Portugal has been a Member of the HCCH since 1955. It is a Contracting Party to 19 Hague Conventions and 2 Protocols.