MoSWRR discusses child adoption rules of child rights law

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MoSWRR hold talks on the child adoption rules of the Child Rights Law yesterday.

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement discussed the child adoption, chapter (8) of the Child’s Rights Law yesterday morning in Nay Pyi Taw.
Union Minister Dr Thet Thet Khine stressed the need to promote implementing the four rights of a child in allowing children to be adopted — survival rights, development rights, protection rights and participation rights. She also said it is crucial to align with the actual situation, ethnic traditions and international standards.
Child adoption is allowed for the children orphaned for various reasons and children living apart from their parents to give them family life. The Union Minister added the need to scrutinize the expressions and definitions of the words to include details in the Adoption Rule in Chapter 8 of the Child Rights Act (2009).
The Deputy Minister said the children’s best interests should be given priority and urged them to pay attention to the law, rules and regulations to be in accordance with international standards and be compatible with the people of the country.
He called for up-to-date procedures and, if necessary, to review the Child Rights Law and include the facts required in the draft law.
He elaborated on Article (4, 5, 6, 7) of the Procedure (2/2020) issued by the Department of Social Welfare regarding child adoption according to Sections 25 to 32 of the Child Rights Law. The attendees participated in the discussion and gave suggestions.
The Nay Pyi Taw Council, states and regions officials, presented preparations to reopen the departmental pre-primary schools, self-reliant and private pre-primary schools and special schools. They aim to reopen the schools in the fourth quarter of the 2020-2021FY.
The Union Minister, the Deputy Minister, the Permanent Secretary, Directors-General and Deputy Directors-General instructed as necessary. — MNA

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