Family Code of Russia

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The Family Code of Russia (Russian: Семейный кодекс Российской Федерации, abbreviated as СК РФ) is the prime source of family law in the Russian Federation. It was passed by the State Duma on 8 December 1995, signed into law by President Boris Yeltsin on 29 December 1995, and came into force on 1 March 1996. It has been amended a number of times since then, most recently in June 2008.[1]

Structure of the Family Code[edit]

  • Section I: General provisions
  • Section II: Marriage and divorce
  • Section III: The rights and duties of spouses
  • Section IV: The rights and duties of parents and children
  • Section V: Alimony duties of family members
  • Section VI: Ways of raising children who are not under parental care
  • Section VII: Application of family law to family relationships that include foreign citizens and stateless persons
  • Section VIII: Concluding remarks


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