President endorsed amendments to Family Code


April 9, Fineko/abc.az. President Ilham Aliyev has approved the law on the amendments to the Family Code.

ABC.AZ reports that the proposed amendments to a range of articles of the Family Code were adopted.

In Article 117.6-1 of the Code, after the word “relative”, the following words are added “brothers and sisters, grandparents, sisters, brothers of parents, their children" and after the word "adoption” – “from the date of their registration”.

Also, in a number of articles, the words "close relatives” were replaced by word “relatives". In Paragraph 124.2 of Article "Consent to the adoption of children left without parental care”, the words "written consent is required” are replaced by words "an opinion is being obtained in connection with these children".