Notice (2013:304) Of States ' Access To The Hague Convention On Protection Of Children And Co-Operation In Respect Of Intercountry Adoption

Original Language Title: Tillkännagivande (2013:304) av staters tillträde till Haagkonventionen om skydd av barn och samarbete vid internationella adoptioner

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2013:304

The Hague, 29 May 1993 adopted the Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption entered into force for Sweden on 1 september 1997. English and French texts of the Convention, as well as an English translation of the text of the Convention, has been published in Sweden's international agreements (Su 1996:54). The same texts are contained in an annex to the Act (1997:191) in response to Sweden's entry to the Hague Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption.



The Convention ratified by the following States.



State Day of Explanations

the entry into force of the Convention for the State concerned Albania 2001-01-01 United States 2008-04-01 the United States have made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (2)



Andorra 1997-05-01 Andorra has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Armenia 2007-06-01 Armenia submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Australia 1998-12-01 Australia has made a declaration in accordance with article 45 of the Convention shall extend to all territorial units of the country



Australia has also issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Azerbaijan 2004-10-01 Azerbaijan has issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Belgium 2005-09-01 Belgium has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Belize 2006-04-01 Bolivia 2002-07-01 Brazil 1999-07-01 Brazil has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Bulgaria 2002-09-01 Bulgaria have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Burkina Faso, 1996-05-01 Burkina Faso has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Burundi 1999-02-01 Chile 1999-11-01 Colombia 1998-11-01 Colombia have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22.2 and 22.4.



Costa Rica, 1996-02-01 Cyprus 1995-06-01 Denmark 1997-11-01 Denmark has made a declaration in accordance with article 45 of the Convention should not include the Faroe Islands Denmark has also issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



2010-05-01 Denmark has also made a declaration in accordance with article 45 of the Convention should extend to Greenland



Dominican Republic 2007-03-01 Ecuador 1996-01-01 El Salvador 1999-03-01 El Salvador has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Estonia 2002-06-01 Fiji 2012-08-01 Republic of the Philippines, 1996-11-01 Finland 1997-07-01 France 1998-10-01 France has made a declaration in accordance with article 45 of the Convention shall cover the whole of the French territory, with the exception of the overseas territories France has also submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Georgia, 1999-08-01 Greece 2010-01-01 Greece has issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 and 25



Guatemala 2003-03-01 Guinea 2004-02-01 India 2003-10-01 Ireland 2010-11-01 Iceland 2000-05-01 Israel 1999-06-01 Italy 2000-05-01 Italy have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22.2 and 25



Cambodia 2007-08-01 Canada 1997-04-01 Canada have submitted declarations in accordance with article 45 of the Convention shall include:



1997-04-01 British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Iceland and Saskatchewan



1997-11-01 Alberta



1998-08-01 Yukon Territory



1999-10-01 Nova Scotia



1999-12-01 Ontario



2000-04-01 the Northwest Territories



2001-09-01 Nunavut



2003-12-01 Newfoundland and Labrador



2006-02-01 Quebec



Canada has also submitted declarations in accordance with article 22(2) in respect of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Iceland, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, Nova Scotia, Ontario, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, declarations in accordance with article 22(4) in respect of British Columbia and Quebec, as well as a declaration in accordance with article 25 with respect to Quebec



Cape Verde 2010-01-01 Kazakhstan 2010-11-01 Kenya 2007-06-01 China 2006-01-01 China have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) Cuba 2007-06-01 Lesotho 2012-12-01 Latvia 2002-12-01 Liechtenstein 2009-05-01 Liechtenstein has issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Lithuania 1998-08-01 Luxembourg 2002-11-01 Luxembourg have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Madagascar 2004-09-01 Macedonia 2009-04-01 Mali 2006-09-01 Malta 2005-02-01 Mauritius 1999-01-01 Mexico 1995-05-01 Mexico has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Moldova, 1998-08-01 Principality of Monaco 1999-10-01 Mongolia 2000-08-01 Montenegro 2012-07-01 Montenegro have submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 and 25



Netherlands 1998-10-01 Norway 1998-01-01 Norway has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



New Zealand 1999-01-01 2000-01-01 Panama Panama has issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Paraguay, 1998-09-01 Peru 1996-01-01 Poland 1995-10-01 Poland has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Portugal 2004-07-01 Portugal has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Romania, 1995-05-01 Rwanda 2012-07-01 San Marino 2005-02-01 Switzerland 2003-01-01 Switzerland submitted declarations in accordance with articles 22 (4) and 25



Senegal 2011-12-01 Seychelles 2008-10-01 Slovakia Slovenia 2001-10-01, 2002-05-01 Spain 1995-11-01 Spain has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Sri Lanka 1995-05-01 United Kingdom and Northern Ireland 2003-06-01 United Kingdom and Northern Ireland submitted declarations in accordance with article 45 of the Convention shall include:



2003-06-01 England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland



2003-11-01 the Isle of Man



United Kingdom and Northern Ireland have also, on their own behalf and in respect of the Isle of Man, made a declaration in accordance with article 25 Sweden 1997-09-01 Sweden has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Swaziland 2013-07-01 South Africa 2003-12-01 Thailand 2004-08-01 Czech Republic 2000-06-01 Togo 2010-02-01 Turkey 2004-09-01 Germany 2002-03-01 Germany has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Hungary 2005-08-01 Hungary has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Uruguay 2004-04-01 Venezuela 1997-05-01 Venezuela has issued declarations in accordance with articles 22 and 25



Viet Nam 2012-02-01 Belarus 2003-11-01 Belarus has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



Austria 1999-09-01 Austria has made a declaration in accordance with article 22 (4)



This notice replaces the notice (2008:796) by States ' access to the Hague Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption. The announcement is led by Fiji, Greece, Ireland, Cape Verde, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Montenegro, Rwanda, Senegal, Swaziland, Togo and Viet Nam has acceded to the Convention.