12 announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the Declaration of marriage will, the minimum age of marriage and registration of marriages
After release of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following further States have their instruments of ratification or accession to the Convention on the Declaration of marriage will, the minimum age of marriage and registration of marriages (BGBl. No. 433/1969, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 179/1997) deposited or explained, continue to consider themselves bound to the Convention:
Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or accession or declaration of continuity:
October 5, 1998
October 14, 2010
September 16, 2005
September 6, 2005
October 23, 2006
September 26, 2003
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, now Serbia
March 12, 2001
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
April 27, 1999
July 30, 2002
On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of ratification or instrument of accession the following States have submitted the following observations or reservations:
Articles 1 and 2:
The Government of the people's Republic of Bangladesh reserves the right to change the provisions of articles 1 and 2, as far as they relate to the question of the legal validity of child marriage to apply in accordance with the personal status laws of the different religious communities in the country.
The Government of the people's Republic of Bangladesh considers itself by acceding to the Convention not to the exception rule of article 2 bound, except for the case that a competent authority for serious reasons, in the interest of the intending spouses is a age has granted the exemption.
France declares that applying article 1 paragraph 2 of the Convention in accordance with its national law, that wedding parties in the absence of one of the parties only in exceptional cases expressly provided for in its national law are provided.
France declares that it applies Article 1 paragraph 1 of the Convention in accordance with its national legislation on the conditions for the exemption from the release formalities.
In addition, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, announced that on the basis of statements of the people's Republic of China and the United Kingdom of 10 June 1997, the Convention to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region continues to apply.
On the occasion of the people's Republic of China has adopted the following declaration:
1. the Government of the people's Republic of China is of the opinion that article requires no legal obligation 1 paragraph 2 of the said Convention, where there is already a provision in the Special Administrative Region Hong Kong for the marriage ceremony performed in the absence of one of the parties.
2. the signing of the said Convention on 4 April 1963 by the Taiwanese authorities in China is illegal and invalid.