Law of the Week: New safeguards for housing rights of children of divorced couples

Week-ending 7 February 2020

Putin signs bill to protect minors’ housing rights after parents’ divorce into law

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a bill introducing new safeguards with respect to housing rights of children of divorcing couples into the Russian Family Code into law, according to the official website of legal information.  The initiative envisages that a parent residing separately from a child is to be made to take part in additional obligations relating to the provision of the minor with housing accommodation. RAPSI, 7 February 2020 

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