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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

of December 30, 2017 No. ZR-320

About prevention of violence in family, protection of persons which underwent to violence in family, and recovery of solidarity in family

Accepted by National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on December 13, 2017

Chapter 1. General provisions

1. National assembly of the Republic of Armenia for the purpose of:

ensuring special protection of family as natural and main cell of society;

forming of the legal mechanisms necessary for prevention of violence in family, safety and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family, their rights and legitimate interests;

safety of family members and contribution to recovery of solidarity in family;

regulations of activities of responsible bodies for prevention of violence in family and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family

providing legal basis for activities of the bodies responsible for provision of the psychological, financial and public assistance undergone to violence in family and their social resettlement, adopts this Law.

Article 1. Subject of regulation of the Law

1. This Law regulates the organization-legal bases of prevention of violence in family and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family are established by concept of violence of family, powers of competent authorities in the sphere of prevention of violence in family and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family, types of remedies, the bases for their application, feature of conciliation of the persons which underwent to violence in family and which applied violence in family, legal protection of images about persons which underwent to violence in family.

Article 2. The principles of prevention of violence in family and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family

1. State bodies and local government bodies, their officials and public organizations when implementing the activities in the sphere of prevention of violence in family and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family are guided by the principles:

1) priority of safety and protection of persons which underwent to violence in family;

2) the help to family as to natural and main cell of society, strengthening of traditional values in family and recoveries of solidarity in family;

3) priority of the best interests of the child;

4) ensuring equality and prohibition of discrimination;

5) availability of justice;

6) immunity of data on private and family life;

7) cooperation between state bodies, local government bodies and civil society.

Article 3. Violence in family and its types

1. Violence in family is considered the violent actions of physical, sexual, psychological or economic nature, and also the neglect established by this Law, made between family members.

2. Violence types in family are:

1) physical abuse - the beating and other violent acts provided by the Criminal code of the Republic of Armenia, deliberate damnification to health, illegal imprisonment, deliberate caused to severe physical pain;

2) sexual violence - the crimes directed against sexual integrity and sexual freedom, provided by the Criminal code of the Republic of Armenia;

3) psychological violence - deliberate causing strong sincere suffering, including real threat of application of physical, sexual or economic abuse, deliberate regular making of such actions which cause on behalf of well-founded fear before danger, his menacing personal security or the member of his family, regular humiliation of advantage, extreme social isolation, coercion to abortion;

4) economic violence - forced deprivation of person of necessary means of livelihood (food, clothes, housing, drugs) for the purpose of creation of material dependence or the power over it, illegal restriction of the rights of the order, ownership and use of the property belonging by the property right or common property, restriction of the rights of person for education or liberty of choice of work;

5) ignoring - deliberate failure to provide the parent or the legal representative of the minimum necessary living conditions of the child (food, clothes, housing, medical care and servicing, education), and full age able-bodied children - the minimum necessary living conditions of their disabled and needing parents (food, clothes, housing, medical care and servicing) if the parent or the legal representative or full age children possess proper information and opportunities and if suitably services are available to them.

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