Belgium ratifies the Protection of Adults Convention

On 30 September 2020, Belgium deposited its instrument of ratification of the HCCH Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults (Protection of Adults Convention). 

With the ratification of Belgium, the Protection of Adults Convention now has 13 Contracting Parties. The Convention will enter into force for Belgium on 1 January 2021. More information on this Convention is available on the Protection of Adults Section of the HCCH website. 

Belgium has been a Member of the HCCH since 1955 and is bound by 14 other HCCH Conventions and one Protocol.