The PM has approved the preparation plan for joining the Hague Convention 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in the 2018-2021 period.
Accordingly, from 2018-2020, the Ministry of Justice will review and evaluate the suitability between regulations of the Convention and Viet Nam’s laws, thus amending, supplementing and issuing new relevant legal documents and review regulations of the Convention with related international treaties Viet Nam has joined as a member.
The ministry will set up documents introducing the Convention and introduce the Convention to relevant objects, train and improve capacity of staffs and agencies in charge of the Convention.
By 2021, the ministry summits to the Government on the participation of the Convention.
The Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is a multilateral treaty, which seeks to protect children from the harmful effects of abduction and retention across international boundaries by providing a procedure to bring about their prompt return.
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