The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-11-19

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 2 and 13 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. 3) Order 1996.

2.  The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1996(2)) is revoked.

3.  The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) Order 1986(3)) is amended by deleting Schedules 1 and 2 and substituting therefor Schedules 1 and 2 which are set out in the Schedule to this Order.

N. H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 3
SCHEDULE

Article 2

“SCHEDULE 1CONVENTION ON THE CIVIL ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION, THE HAGUE, 25th OCTOBER 1980

Contracting States to the Convention
Territories specified in Declarations under Article 24 or 25 of the Convention
Date of Coming into Force of Convention as between the United Kingdom and the State or Territory

Argentina

1st June 1991

Australia
Australian States and mainland Territories
1st January 1987

Austria

1st October 1988

The Bahamas

1st January 1994

Belize

1st October 1989

Bosnia and Herzegovina

7th April 1992

Burkina

1st August 1992

Canada
Ontario
1st August 1986

New Brunswick
1st August 1986

British Columbia
1st August 1986

Manitoba
1st August 1986

Nova Scotia
1st August 1986

Newfoundland
1st August 1986

Prince Edward Island
1st August 1986

Quebec
1st August 1986

Yukon Territory
1st August 1986

Saskatchewan
1st November 1986

Alberta
1st February 1987

Northwest Territories
1st April 1988

Chile

1st May 1994

Colombia

1st March 1996

Croatia

1st December 1991

Cyprus

1st February 1995

Denmark

1st July 1991

Ecuador

1st April 1992

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

27th April 1992

Finland

1st August 1994

France

1st August 1986

Germany

1st December 1990

Greece

1st June 1993

Honduras

1st March 1994

Hungary

1st September 1986

Iceland

1st November 1996

Republic of Ireland

1st October 1991

Israel

1st December 1991

Italy

1st May 1995

Luxembourg

1st January 1987

Macedonia

1st December 1991

Mauritius

1st June 1993

Mexico

1st September 1991

Monaco

1st February 1993

Netherlands

1st September 1990

New Zealand

1st August 1991

Norway

1st April 1989

Panama

1st December 1991

Poland

1st November 1992

Portugal

1st August 1986

Romania

1st February 1993

Slovenia

1st June 1994

Spain

1st September 1987

St Kitts and Nevis

1st August 1994

Sweden

1st June 1989

Switzerland

1st August 1986

Venezuela

1st January 1997

United States

1st July 1988

Zimbabwe

1st July 1995

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF DECISIONS CONCERNING CUSTODY OF CHILDREN AND ON THE RESTORATION OF CUSTODY OF CHILDREN, LUXEMBOURG, 20th MAY 1980

Contracting States to the Convention
Territories specified in Declarations under Article 24 or 25 of the Convention
Date of Coming into Force of Convention as between the United Kingdom and the State or Territory

Austria

1st August 1986

Belgium

1st August 1986

Cyprus

1st October 1986

Denmark

1st August 1991

Finland

1st August 1994

France

1st August 1986

Germany

1st February 1991

Greece

1st July 1993

The Republic of Ireland

1st October 1991

Iceland

1st November 1996

Italy

1st June 1995

Luxembourg

1st August 1986

Netherlands

1st September 1990

Norway

1st May 1989

Portugal

1st August 1986

Spain

1st August 1986

Sweden

1st July 1989

Switzerland

1st August 1986”

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) Order 1986. It adds Venezuela to the list of Contracting States to the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, The Hague, 25th October 1980 (Cm. 33).


(1)
1985 c. 60.

(2)
S.I. 1996/2595.

(3)
S.I. 1986/1159.
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