Scope Of The Convention On The Protection Of Children And Cooperation In Respect Of Intercountry Adoption

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über den Schutz von Kindern und die Zusammenarbeit auf dem Gebiet der internationalen Adoption

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9 announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the protection of children and cooperation in respect of intercountry adoption

After releases of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, following further States have their instruments of ratification or accession to the Convention on the protection of children and cooperation in respect of intercountry adoption (BGBl. III No. 145/1999, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 125/2009) deposited:

 







States:









Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or instrument of accession:









Fiji





April 29, 2012







Ireland





July 28, 2010







Kazakhstan





July 9, 2010







Lesotho





August 24, 2012







Montenegro





March 9, 2012







Rwanda





28 March 2012







Senegal





August 24, 2011







Viet Nam





November 1, 2011





 

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or instrument of accession, the following States have made following statements or notified authorities:

Fiji:

Central Authority:

Ministry of social welfare, women and poverty alleviation.

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

Ministry of social welfare, women and poverty alleviation.

Ireland:

Central Authority:

Údarás Uchtála na hÉireann (adoption authority of Ireland)

Shelbourne House

Shelbourne road

DUBLIN 4

Ireland

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

In accordance with article 23, para. 2 of the Convention hereby notified Ireland the following competent authority for issuing the certificate that the adoption under the Convention are established:

Údarás Uchtála na hÉireann (adoption authority of Ireland)

Shelbourne House

Shelbourne road

DUBLIN 4

Ireland

 

The tasks of the authority are set out in section 96 of the adoption Act 2010 as follows:



-Performance of duties relating to adoptions that were carried out before this day by "On board Uchtála" on or after the date of the institution;

-Exercising the public function of a central authority under the Hague Convention, as set forth in section 66 of the Act;

-Issuing general advice on adoption matters to the Minister for health and children on his request;

-Conduct or support research projects and activities related to advisory services for adoptions;

-Compiling statistical information and other documents for the proper planning, development, and provide these consulting services for adoptions.

-Keeping the register of approved organizations and keeping of the register of international adoptions.

The authority has all the powers that are necessary or appropriate for the performance of their duties and may make inquiries, which it considers the performance of their duties as necessary.

Kazakhstan:

Central Authority:

Children rights protection Committee

Ministry of education and science

010000, Republic of Kazakhstan

ASTANA CITY

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

Children rights protection Committee

Ministry of education and science

010000, Republic of Kazakhstan

ASTANA CITY

Lesotho:

Central Authority:

Principal Secretary

Ministry of social development

Private bag A222

Maseru 100

Lesotho

Montenegro:

Montenegro explains that:



(a) in accordance with article 22 para 4 of the Convention adoptions only can be carried out by children who have their habitual residence in its territory, if the duties of the central authorities in accordance with article 22, paragraph 1; perceived

(b) in accordance with article 23 paragraph 2 of the Convention the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs the authority to issue the certificate referred to in article 23 is paragraph 1;

The same Department is the central authority in accordance with article 6 of the Convention.

(c) in accordance with article 25 of the Convention to Montenegro after this Convention not bound, deemed to recognize adoptions that para 2 agreement, established in accordance with article 39

(d) in accordance with article 34 of the Convention to provide certified translations of all documents in the Montenegrin language is.

Rwanda:

Central Authority:

The National Commission for children.

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

The National Commission for children.

Senegal:

Central Authority:

Magistrate and Director of supervised education and social protection (DESPS)

Ministry of Justice

Viet Nam:

Central Authority:

Ministry of Justice

The Department of adoption

60 Tran Phu street

BA Dinh district

Ha Noi

Viet Nam

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

Ministry of Justice

The Department of adoption

60 Tran Phu street

BA Dinh district

Ha Noi

Viet Nam

 

After further releases of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, following States have amended their authorities as follows:

Moldau1:

Central Authority:

Ministry of labour, social protection and family of the Republic of Moldova

str. Vasile Alecsandri, 1

CHISINAU MD-2009

Republic of Moldova

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

Ministry of labor, social protection and family of the Republic of Moldova

MD-2009, Chisinãu

str. Vasile Alecsandri, 1

Republic of Moldova

Monaco2:

Central Authority:

la direction of services judiciaires

Palais de Justice

5 rue Colonel Bahrain de Castro

MC 98000 MONACO

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

la direction of services judiciaires

Palais de Justice

5 rue Colonel Bahrain de Castro

MC 98000 MONACO

Portugal3:

Central Authority:

Instituto da Segurança social, I.P.. - Ministério do Trabalho e da solidariedade social



(Institute for social security, P.I.. - Ministry of labour and social solidarity)



Rua Rosa Araújo, 43

1250-194 Lisboa

 

Competent authority according to article 23:

Instituto de segurança social, I.P.. - Ministério do Trabalho e da solidariedade social



(Institute for social security, P.I.. - Ministry of labour and social solidarity)



Rua Rosa Araújo, 43

1250-194 Lisboa

 

 

 

 

In addition, has communicated to the Kingdom of Dänemark4 on January 28, 2010, withdrawn that the Convention also to Greenland shall apply and at the same time his declaration made on the occasion of the ratification concerning the exclusion of territorial application on Greenland.

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