Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991

Contracting States and declarations, reservations, withdrawals, notifications and denunciations under Luxembourg Convention.

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18.(1) The Minister for Foreign Affairs may by order declare—

(a) that any state specified in the order is a Contracting State, or

(b) that—

(i) a reservation, or a withdrawal thereof (the text of which shall be set out in the order) has been made pursuant to Article 6.3, 17, 18 or (in the case of a withdrawal) 27 of the Luxembourg Convention, or

(ii) a declaration (the text of which shall be set out in the order) has been made pursuant to Article 24 or 25 of that Convention, or

(iii) a notification (the text of which shall be set out in the order) has been received pursuant to Article 2 of that Convention, or

(iv) a notification of a decision or of an alteration or revocation of a decision (the text of which shall be set out in the order) has been made pursuant to Article 20 of that Convention, or

(v) a denunciation (the text of which shall be set out in the order) has been made pursuant to Article 29 of that Convention,

to or by, as the case may be, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

(2) An order that is in force under subsection (1) of this section shall, as the case may be, be evidence—

(a) that any state specified in the order is a Contracting State;

(b) that a reservation, a withdrawal of a reservation, a declaration, a notification or a denunciation set out in the order was made or received and of its contents.

(3) The Minister for Foreign Affairs may by order amend or revoke an order under this section (including an order under this subsection).

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (12.11.2001) by Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991 (Section 18) (Luxembourg Convention) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 508 of 2001).

E17

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (25.05.1998) by Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Acts 1991 (Contracting States) (Luxembourg Convention) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 237 of 1998); revoked (12.11.2001) by Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991 (Section 18) (Luxembourg Convention) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 508 of 2001).

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Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (13.03.1997) by Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991 (Contracting States) (Luxembourg Convention) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 124 of 1997); revoked (12.11.2001) by Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991 (Section 18) (Luxembourg Convention) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 508 of 2001).