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Name: Law No. HO-10-N of 21 December 2017 To Amend and Supplement the Family Code.
Country: Armenia
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-12-21
Entry into force:
ISN: ARM-2017-L-109547
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=109547&p_lang=en
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Armenian Legal Information System ARLIS, Armenia PDF in Armenian PDF in Armenian (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2020-03-23)
Abstract/Citation: Rephrases part 1 and part 5 of Article 1 (Major Principles of Family Legislation), supplements Article 1 with part 6,7 and 8; changes the wording of Article 2 (Relations Regulated by Family Legislation); rephrases part 1 and 2 of Article 41 (Right of a Child to Live and be Reared in a Family), rephrases part 1 and 2 of Article 42 (Rights of a Child to Communicate with Parents and other Relatives); minor changes in the wording of part 1 of Article 44 and supplements it with part 1.1.; rephrases part 1 of Article 46; rephrases part 1 and 2 of Article 51 (Parents’ Right and Obligations to Rear and Educate Children); wording changes in part 1 Article 53 (Realisation of Parental Rights); removes the phrase ‘over 10 years old’ from part 2 and 3 of Article 53, part 3 of Article 54, part 3 of Article 56, second paragraph of part 2 of Article 57, part 4 of Article 62, part 2 of Article 66, part 2 of Article 130 and part of Article 139.

Introduce wording changes in Article 55, rephrases Article 59; rephrases part 1 of Article 60 and supplements it with new parts 1.1. and 2.1.; minor wording changes in part 1 and 5 of Article 63 and rephrases part 2 of Article 63; rephrases part 1 and 2 of Article 67; rephrases Section VI as ‘Rearing Methods and Care of Children Deceived of Parental Care’; rephrases Chapter 17 as ‘Revelation, Placement and Education of Children Deprived of Parental Care’; minor wording changes in part 1, 2, 3, 4 of Articles 109 and 110; wording changes and supplements in Articles 54, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, 120, 123, 128, 130, 130, 132, 134; repeals article 122. Introduces numerous changes in Articles and Sub-Articles 137, 137.1, 138, 138.1, 139, 139.1, 140 under Chapter 20.
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