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International Child Abduction - The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction ("the Convention"), Child Abduction and Custody Ordinance (Cap. 512) ("CACO")
 

Useful links

bullet Departments of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
bullet Hong Kong legal profession
bullet Central Authorities
bullet Other international links
bullet General legal research

 

N.B. In our international child abduction webpages, hyperlinks to other websites are provided for convenience of reference only and do not mean to be exhaustive. We do not warrant that the contents of external websites are error-free. Hyperlinks to external websites do not in any way imply endorsement by the Central Authority of Hong Kong or the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the Department of Justice. Users should also read and comply with any notice, warning, disclaimer, copyright statement and restriction on use or distribution of materials posted on external websites.

 

Departments of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Hong Kong Police http://www.police.gov.hk/
Immigration Department http://www.immd.gov.hk/index.html
Legal Aid Department http://www.lad.gov.hk/
Social Welfare Department http://www.swd.gov.hk/

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Hong Kong legal profession

Hong Kong Bar Association http://www.hkba.org
The Law Society of Hong Kong http://www.hklawsoc.org.hk/pub_e/default.asp

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Central Authorities

Australia http://www.ag.gov.au/www/agd/agd.nsf/Page/Families2_Internationalchildabduction
Canada http://www.voyage.gc.ca/publications/child-abductions_enlevements-enfants-eng
New Zealand http://www.justice.govt.nz/family/what-familycourt-does/children/hague-convention.asp
United Kingdom http://www.officialsolicitor.gov.uk/os/icacu.htm
United States http://travel.state.gov/abduction/abduction_580.html

(The above list only sets out selected webpages and is not exhaustive.)

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Other international links

Hague Conference on Private International Law http://hcch.e-vision.nl/index_en.php?act=text.display&tid=21
http://www.incadat.com
General information and resources http://www.reunite.org/
Missing children http://www.missingkids.com
International Criminal Police Organization http://www.interpol.int/Default.asp
http://www.interpol.int/Public/contact.asp
Prevention of abduction
http://www.voyage.gc.ca/publications/child-abductions_enlevements-enfants-eng#prevention
http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/enlevement-a.htm
http://www.passports.govt.nz/Preventing-Children-Being-Taken-from-New-Zealand

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General legal research

Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL) http://www.elegislation.gov.hk
The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong - LawLinks index http://www.hkreform.gov.hk/en/lawlinks/content.htm
The Judiciary of Hong Kong - Judgments and Practice Directions

http://legalref.judiciary.gov.hk/lrs/common/ju/judgment.jsp

http://legalref.judiciary.gov.hk/lrs/common/pd/Practice_Directions.jsp

The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong - Publications http://www.hkreform.gov.hk/en/publications/subject.htm

 

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