Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.058 - European Convention on the Adoption of Children

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 22/07/2019

Austria

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 May 1980 - Or. Fr./Germ.

The Republic of Austria, by virtue of Article 25.1 of the European Convention on the Adoption of Children, reserves the right not to prescribe contrary to Article 5.4 of the Convention, that a mother's consent to the adoption of her child shall not be accepted until after expiry of a minimum length of time after birth or under such time as, in the opinion of the competent authority, the mother has recovered sufficiently from the effects of giving birth.
Period covered: 29/08/1980 - 29/08/1985
Articles concerned : 25, 5

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 May 1980 - Or. Fr./Germ.

The Republic of Austria, by virtue of Article 25.1 of the European Convention on the Adoption of Children, reserves the right not to prescribe, contrary to Article 10.2 of the Convention, that the child's obligations towards his father and mother relating to maintenance and succession shall cease to exist.

[Note by the Secretariat : This reservation has been renewed by successive periods of five years:
- by letter from the Permanent Representative of Austria, dated 3 September 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 8 September 1986 - Or. Fr/Germ.
- by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Austria, dated 16 August 1990, registered at the Secretariat General on 17 August 1990 - Or. Fr./Germ.
- by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Austria, dated 19 July 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 20 July 1995 - Or. Fr./Germ
- by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Austria, dated 21 November 2000, registered at the Secretariat General on 22 November 2000 - Or. Fr./Germ.]
Period covered: 29/08/1980 - 29/08/2005
Articles concerned : 10, 25


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