187. by-laws of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction
After notification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has the people's Republic of China on September 3, 2012 following notification to the Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction (BGBl. No. 512/1988, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 92/2012) given in relation to the central authority of the Special Administrative Region Macao1:
"Chinese and Portuguese are the official languages of the Special Administrative Region of Macao. The processing of applications in the framework of the Convention would be accelerated if the applications and other documents, which are addressed to the central authority of the Macao Special Administrative Region, could be accompanied by a translation into the Chinese or Portuguese."