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19/11/2013

Convention Update
 

Developments in relation to conventions within the field of competence of CDCJ, including signatures and ratifications
 
  Title Since last CDCJ plenary meeting 18/6/2012
CETS 063 European Convention on the Abolition of Legalisation of Documents executed by Diplomatic Agents or Consular Officers Total ratifications: 22
Entry into force 14/8/1970 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)
 
CETS 065 European Convention for the Protection of Animals during International Transport Total ratifications: 15
Entry into force 20/2/1971 (Conditions: 4 ratifications)
 
CETS 077 Convention on the Establishment of a Scheme of Registration of Wills Total Ratifications : 12
Entry into force 20/3/1976 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)
 
CETS 085 European Convention on the Legal Status of Children born out of Wedlock Total ratifications : 23
Entry into force 11/8/1978 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)
 
CETS 105 European Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions concerning Custody of Children and on Restoration of Custody of Children Total ratifications : 37
Entry into force 1/9/1983 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)
 
CETS 108 Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data Armenia: Signature 8/4/2011; Ratification 9/5/2012; Entry into force 1/9/2012
Russia: Signature 7/11/2001; Ratification 15/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013

Uruguay: Ratification 10/4/2013; Entry into force 1/8/2013

Total ratifications: 46
Entry into force 1/10/1985 (Conditions: 5 ratifications)
 
CETS 181 Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data flows Armenia: Signature 8/4/2011; Ratification 9/5/2012; Entry into force 1/9/2012
Finland: Signature 8/11/2001; Ratification 11/7/2012; Entry into force 1/11/2012
Georgia: Signature 15/5/2013;

Uruguay:  Ratification 10/4/2013; Entry into force 1/8/2013

Total ratifications : 34
Entry into force 1/7/2004 (Conditions: 5 ratifications)
 
CETS 123 European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals used for Experimental and other Scientific Purposes Total ratifications: 22
Entry into force 1/1/1991 (Conditions: 4 ratifications)
 
CETS 125 European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals Total ratifications : 22
Entry into force 1/5/1992 (Conditions: 4 ratifications)
 
CETS 127 Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters Albania: Signature 1/3/2013; Ratification 8/8/2013; Entry into force 1/12/2013
Andorra: Signature 5/11/2013
Austria: Signature 29/5/2013
Croatia: Signature 11/10/2013
Czech Republic: Signature 26/10/2012; Ratification 11/10/2013; Entry into force 1/2/2014
Estonia: Signature 29/5/2013
Greece: Signature 21/2/2012; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Hungary: Signature 12/11/2013
Ireland: Signature 30/6/2011; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Latvia: Signature 29/5/2013
Lithuania: Signature 7/3/2013
Luxembourg: Signature 29/5/2013
Malta: Signature 26/10/2012; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Romania: Signature 15/10/2012
Slovakia: 29/5/2013
Switzerland: Signature 15/10/2013

Argentina: Signature 3/11/2011; Ratification 13/9/2012; Entry into force 1/1/2013
Australia: Signature 3/11/2011;  Ratification 30/8/2012; Entry into force 1/12/2012
Belize: Signature 29/5/2013; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Chile: Signature 24/10/2013
China: 27/8/2013
Costa Rica: Signature 1/3/2012; Ratification 5/4/2013; Entry into force 1/8/2013
Ghana: Signature 10/7/2012; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Guatemala: Signature 5/12/2012
Japan: Signature 3/11/2011; Ratification: 28/6/2013; Entry into force: 1/10/2013
Korea: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 26/3/2012; Entry into force 1/7/2012
Mexico: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 23/5/2012; Entry into force 1/9/2012
Morocco: Signature 21/5/2013
New Zealand: Signature 26/10/2012
Nigeria: Signature 29/5/2013
Saudi Arabia: Signature 29/5/2013
Signapore: Signature 29/5/2013
Tunisa: Signature 16/7/2012; Ratification 31/10/2013; Entry into force 1/2/2014


Total ratifications : 33
Entry into force 1/4/1995 (Conditions: 5 ratifications)
 
CETS 208 Protocol amending the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters Albania: Signature 1/3/2013;  Ratification 8/8/2013; Entry into force 1/12/2013
Andorra: Signature 5/11/2013
Austria: Signature 29/5/2013
Croatia: Signature 11/10/2013
Czech Republic: Signature 26/10/2012; Ratification 11/10/2013; Entry into force 1/2/2014
Estonia: Signature 29/5/2013
Greece: Signature 21/2/2012; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Hungary: Signature 12/11/2013
Ireland: Signature 30/6/2011; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Latvia: Signature 29/5/2013
Lithuania: Signature 7/3/2013
Luxembourg: Signature 29/5/2013
Malta: Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Netherlands: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Romania: Signature 15/10/2012
Slovakia: Signature 29/5/2013
Spain: Signature 11/3/2011; Ratification 28/09/2012; Entry into force 1/1/2013
Switzerland: Signature 14/10/2013
Ukraine: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 22/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013


Argentina: Signature 3/11/2011; Ratification 13/9/2012; Entry into force 1/1/2013
Australia: Signature 3/11/2011; Ratification 30/8/2012; Entry into force 1/12/2012
Belize:  Signature 29/5/2013; Ratification 29/5/2013; Entry into force 1/9/2013
Chile: Signature 24/10/2013
China: Signature 27/8/2013
Ghana: 10/7/2012; Ratification 29/5/2013; Signature: 1/9/2013
Japan: Signature 3/11/2011; Ratification: 28/6:2013; Signature 1/10/2013
Korea: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 26/3/2012; Entry into force 1/7/2012
Mexico: Signature 27/5/2010; Ratification 23/5/2012; Entry into force 1/9/2012
Morocco: Signature 21/5/2013
New Zealand: signature 26/10/2012
Nigeria: Signature 29/5/2013
Saudi Arabia: Signature 29/5/2013
Singapore: Signature 29/5/2013
Tunisia: Signature 16/7/2012; Ratification 31/10/2013; Entry into force 1/2/2014


Total ratifications: 29
Entry into force: 1/6/2011 (Conditions: Ratification by 5 States Parties to the Convention)
 
CETS 160 European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights Total ratifications: 17
Entry into force: 1/7/2000 (Conditions: 3 ratifications including 2 member states)
 
CETS 166 European Convention on Nationality Total ratifications : 20
Entry into force: 1/3/2010 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)
 
CETS 192 Convention on contact concerning children Bosnia and Herzegovina : Signature 12/10/2011; Ratification 14/11/2012; Entry into force 1/3/2013

Total ratifications : 10
Entry into force: 1/9/2005 (Conditions: 3 Ratifications including 2 member States)
 
CETS 193 European Convention for the Protection of Animals during International Transport (Revised) Total ratifications : 11
Entry into force: 14/3/2006 (Conditions: 4 ratifications)
 
CETS 200 Council of Europe Convention on the avoidance of statelessness in relation to State succession Austria: Signature 24/8/2009; Ratification 23/9/2010; Entry into force 1/1/2011
Netherlands: Signature 16/9/2010; Ratification 30/6/2011; Entry into force 1/10/2011

Total ratifications : 6
Entry into force: 1/5/2009 (Conditions: Ratification by 3 member states)
 
CETS 202 European Convention on the Adoption of Children (Revised) Finland: Signature 27/11/2208; Ratification 19/3/2012; Entry into force 1/7/2012
Netherlands: Signature 30/11/2009; Ratification 29/6/2012; Entry into force 1/10/2012
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Signature 30/4/2013

Total ratifications : 7
Entry into force : 1/9/2011 (Conditions: 3 ratifications)