A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights by Ziemele, I.

By Ziemele, I.

This quantity constitutes a remark on Article 7 of the United international locations conference at the Rights of the kid. it really is a part of the sequence, "A remark at the United countries conference at the Rights of the Child", which supplies an editorial via article research of all substantial, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its not obligatory Protocols. for each article, a comparability with similar human rights provisions is made, via an in-depth exploration of the character and scope of nation responsibilities deriving from that article. The sequence constitutes a necessary device for actors within the box of kid's rights, together with lecturers, scholars, judges, grassroots employees, governmental, non- governmental and overseas officials. The sequence is backed via the Belgian Federal technological know-how coverage workplace.

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In any event, domestic laws and procedures as well as inter-state agreements should design such a system that permits to respect the interest of the child above all to be cared by its parents. 91 It is true that this implies considerable financial burden on the State. CRC Committee, Concluding Observations: Kazakhstan (UN Doc. 213, 2003, paras. 45–46. 89 The European Court of Human Rights when weighing interests of the anonymity of the mother who abandoned her child and that of a child to know the name of her mother decided in favour of the rights of the mother.

COMPARISON WITH RELATED INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROVISIONS 17 origin, property or birth) will also apply when decisions on acquisition by a child of a nationality is taken. 33. There are two main contexts in which nationality legislation could, directly or indirectly, be linked with the non-discrimination rule. First, the provisions of such legislation could be discriminatory in themselves. They might deprive persons of nationality on discriminatory grounds or prevent persons from acquiring nationality on discriminatory grounds.

Procedures relating to the acquisition of nationality rely on the length of residence, the age of the applicant and other requirements, but in the process the non-discrimination rule, the prohibition to render children stateless and the prohibition against adopting arbitrary decisions have to be respected. It appears that, if a child would remain stateless for a considerable period of time because of the age requirement or for other reasons, this would violate his/her right to acquire the nationality of the State which has registered the child.

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