Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.058 - European Convention on the Adoption of Children
Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 20/07/2019
PolandReservation contained in a Note Verbale, handed to the Secretary General at the time of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 21 June 1996 - Or. Fr.
According to Article 25, paragraph 1, of the European Convention on the Adoption of Children, the Republic of Poland declares that instead of the requirement of a minimum age for the adopter, provided in Article 7, paragraph 1, of the Convention, it will apply the provision, provided in Polish legislation, that a person with full legal capacity, even if not yet 21 years, may adopt in theory a child.
[Note by the Secretariat : This reservation has been renewed for successive periods of five year with effect on 22 September 2001, 22 September 2006 and 22 September 2011.]
Period covered: 22/09/1996 - 22/09/2016
Articles concerned : 25, 7