Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Extending Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan by Anchoring International Child Rights

Author(s): Marzhangul Akimzhanova, Gulzhazira Ilyassova, Aigul Nukusheva, Dinara Rustembekova

This article deals with the issues of implementing the international standards on child rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Research purpose is to compare the theoretical provisions and problems of the established practice in anchoring the international child rights into the national legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and in generating proposals on the national legislation improvement. The comparative legal analysis of laws, introduced in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the national legislation, allows pointing out that the Republic of Kazakhstan expends proactive efforts to improve the national legislation in order to bring it in one line with the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This article carefully analyses the property and personal non-property rights of a child, regulated by the legislation, as well as the theoretical provisions, statistical data and judicial practice materials. The article also considers the best experience of foreign countries in child maintenance, adoption and in running the Ombudsman for Children. Based on the conducted research, conclusions were drawn for improving the national legal mechanism of children rights protection and implementation in accordance with the international legal acts.

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