The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-06-28

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 2 of the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 1995, and shall come into force on 1st July 1995.

2.  The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1995(2) is revoked.

3.  The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) Order 1993(3) is amended by deleting the Schedule and substituting therefor the following—

Article 3

SCHEDULECONVENTION ON THE CIVIL ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION, THE HAGUE, 25TH OCTOBER 1980

“Contracting States to the Convention
Territories specified in Declarations under Articles 39 or 40 of the Convention
Date of Coming into force as between the United Kingdom and the State or Territory

The Bahamas

1st January 1994

Bosnia and Herzegovina

7th April 1992

Chile

1st May 1994

Croatia

1st December 1991

Cyprus

1st February 1995

Finland

1st August 1994

Honduras

1st March 1994

Italy

1st May 1995

Macedonia

1st December 1991

Panama

1st May 1994

Slovenia

1st June 1994

St Kitts and Nevis

1st August 1994

Zimbabwe

1st July 1995”

N. H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, which is made under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985, amends the Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) Order 1993(4) in order to specify that, for the purposes of that Act, Zimbabwe is a Contracting State to the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, The Hague, 25th October 1980, with effect from 1st July 1995.


(1)
1985 c. 60.

(2)
S.I. 1995/1031.

(3)
S.I. 1993/3144.

(4)
S.I. 1993/3144.
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