Convention on the international protection of adults
- Czech Republic
- United Kingdom
Pursuant to Article 28, paragraph 1 of the Convention, Austria designates the Ministry of Justice as the Central Authority.
In accordance with article 28, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the ‘Service Public
Fédéral Justice’ is designated as the Central Authority to discharge the duties which
are imposed by the Convention on Belgium.
In accordance with article 42 of the Convention, requests under article 8 and article 33 are to be addressed to the Belgian Central Authority.
Authorities Czech Republic
Pursuant to Article 28 paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Czech Republic designates the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic [...] as the Central Authority.Requests under Articles 8 and 33 are to be addressed to the Central Authority.
Pursuant to Article 28, paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Republic of Estonia designates the Ministry of Justice as the Central Authority.
Ministry of Justice
France declares that the Central Authority referred to in Article 28, paragraph 1,
is the 'Bureau de l'entraide civile et commerciale internationale' of the 'Sous-Direction
du droit économique' of the 'Direction des Affaires Civiles et du Sceau' of the Ministry
France declares that the requests under Article 8 and Article 33 referred to in Article 42 should be addressed by the competent authority of the Contracting State to the public prosecutor at the 'Tribunal de Grande Instance' (Regional Court) or, in the overseas communities and New Caledonia, to the court that has jurisdiction:
-in the place where the protective measure should be taken, in the case of requests under Article 8;
-where the establishment or other place where protection can be provided is located, in the case of requests under Article 33.
Central Authority under Article 28 and 42:
Federal Office of Justice (Bundesamt für Justiz)
Central Authority (Zentrale Behörde)
Department of Justice
Central Authority: Attorney General's Office
Federal Office of Justice
International Private Law Unit
For Cantonal central authorities, see:
Authorities United Kingdom
Scottish Central Authority:
Scottish Executive Justice Department
Authority for Scotland (modification):
EU & International Law Branch