Scope Of The Convention On The Declaration Of Marriage Will, The Minimum Age Of Marriage And Registration Of Marriages

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Erklärung des Ehewillens, das Heiratsmindestalter und die Registrierung von Eheschließungen

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12. Representing of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the Declaration of Wills, the Minimum Age of Marriage and the Registration of Marriage

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Instruments of accession to the Convention on the Declaration of Wills, the Minimum Age of Marriage and the Registration of Marriage (BGBl. No 433/1969, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 179/1997). Declares that it should continue to be bound by the Convention:

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Instrument of Accession or Continuity Declaration:

Bangladesh

5 October 1998

France

14 October 2010

Liberia

16 September 2005

Libya

6 September 2005

Montenegro

23 October 2006

Rwanda

26 September 2003

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, now Serbia

12 March 2001

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

27 April 1999

Cyprus

30 July 2002

On the occasion of the deposit of the instruments of ratification or The following declarations have been issued by the following States: Reservations are explained:

Bangladesh:

Art. 1 and 2:

The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh reserves the right to comply with the provisions of Articles 1 and 2, in so far as they relate to the question of the validity of child marriage, in accordance with the laws of the persons of the different countries. religious communities of the country.

Art. 2:

The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh shall not be bound by the exceptions of Article 2 by acceding to the Convention, except in the event that a competent authority is responsible for serious reasons, in the interests of the future spouses has granted an exceptional permit for the age of the spouse.

France:

France declares that it applies Article 1 (2) of the Convention in accordance with its national law, according to which, in the absence of one of the parties, weddings are only provided for in the exceptional cases expressly provided for in its legislation. .

France declares that it applies Article 1 (1) of the Convention in accordance with its national legislation on the conditions for exemption from publication formalities.

In addition, the Secretary-General of the United Nations has stated that, following statements by the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom on 10 June 1997, the Convention will continue to apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) .

The People's Republic of China issued the following statement on the occasion of the

1.

The Government of the People's Republic of China is of the opinion that Article 1 (2) of the said Convention does not require any statutory regulation where no such scheme in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region already exists for the absence of one of the parties. the marriage is carried out.

2.

The signing of the said Convention on 4 April 1963 by the Taiwanese authorities in China is illegal and invalid.

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