|Name:||Law No. 74-V of 3 May 2014 "On State Guarantees of the Rights of the Child", as amended to 18 June 2016.|
|Subject(s):||Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||legislation on-line Zolotoy Vek [Turkmenistan information site], Turkmenistan PDF in Russian as amended to 18 June 2016 (consulted on 2017-12-22)
|Abstract/Citation:||Chapter 1 introduces general provisions concerning, inter alia, the main concepts, the scope of the enforcement of this law, the equality of the rights of the child, prohibition of restriction of the rights of the child, state politics for the interests of the child, financial provision for the state policy of protection of the rights of the child.
Chapter 2 sets the rights, freedoms and duties of the child: inter alia, the right to life and development, to the name, citizenship, basic living standard, the right to live and educate in a family, the right to protection of dignity, to personal life, to freedom of religion, to own viewpoint, to health care, to education, to proper upbringing, to living place, to rest, to labour, to heritage, to property, to state allowances, also the rights of the refugee child.
Chapter 3 sets the state guarantees of protection of the rights, freedoms and lawful interests of the child: in particular, competencies of state, local self-government bodies in this sphere, the protection of the rights of the child to education, to health and healthy environment, to protection against labour exploitation, obscenities, materials which may cause harm to the health and healthy development of the child, also protection of the right of the child with disability, the orphan children and children left without parental care, protection of the child from abduction and trade, also the rights and the duties of the parents to upbringing and development of the child.
Chapter 4 sets the final provisions.
Repeals the law of 2 July 2002 "On the Guarantees of the Right of the Child" (Vedomosti Mejlisa Turkmenistana, 2002, No. 2, p. 18).