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Document 12016P024

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
TITLE III - EQUALITY
Article 24 The rights of the child

OJ C 202, 7.6.2016, p. 398–398 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/treaty/char_2016/art_24/oj

7.6.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 202/398


Article 24

The rights of the child

1.   Children shall have the right to such protection and care as is necessary for their well-being. They may express their views freely. Such views shall be taken into consideration on matters which concern them in accordance with their age and maturity.

2.   In all actions relating to children, whether taken by public authorities or private institutions, the child's best interests must be a primary consideration.

3.   Every child shall have the right to maintain on a regular basis a personal relationship and direct contact with both his or her parents, unless that is contrary to his or her interests.


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