Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders Act 1991

Hague Convention to have the force of law.


6.(1) Subject to the provisions of F7[the Council Regulation and this Part], the Hague Convention shall have the force of law in the State and judicial notice shall be taken of it.

(2) The text of the Hague Convention in the English language is set out for convenience of reference in the First Schedule to this Act.




Substituted (1.03.2005) by European Communities (Judgments in Matrimonial Matters and Matters of Parental Responsibility) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 112 of 2005), s. 8(b).