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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

of November 10, 1994 No. 275-XIII

About legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Moldova

(as amended on 31-07-2015)

Chapter I General provisions

Art. 1. - Citizens the persons who are not citizens of the Republic of Moldova and having the evidence of the belonging to nationality of other state are recognized foreign.

Art. 2. - Person who is not considered by the citizen any state owing to its law is considered the person without citizenship.

Art. 3. - Foreign citizens and stateless persons shall observe the Constitution and other laws of the Republic of Moldova.

Art. 4. - The legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons is determined by the current legislation and international treaties, one of the parties of which is the Republic of Moldova.

Art. 5. - (1) Foreign citizens and stateless persons have the same rights, freedoms and obligations, as citizens of the Republic of Moldova, with the withdrawals established by the law.

(2) Use of foreign citizens and stateless persons of the rights and freedoms shall not cause damage to interests of the state, the rights and legitimate interests of citizens of the Republic of Moldova and other persons.

(3) Foreign citizens and stateless persons are equal before the law and the authorities irrespective of race, nationality, ethnic origin, language, religion, floor, views, political affiliation, property status or social origin.

Chapter II Basic rights, freedoms and obligations of foreign citizens and stateless persons

Art. 6. - (1) Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the right to live in the Republic of Moldova according to the valid identification documents.

(2) Foreign citizens and stateless persons, temporary arrived to the Republic of Moldova, have the right to remain on permanent residence in the republic according to the procedure, established by the current legislation.

Art. 7. - (1) the Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are constantly living in the Republic of Moldova have right to work and protection of work according to the current legislation.

(2) Foreign citizens and stateless persons cannot be appointed to positions or be engaged in activities which according to the current legislation require nationality of the Republic of Moldova.

Art. 8. - (1) Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have right to rest and health protection in accordance with general practice with citizens of the Republic of Moldova.

(2) the Foreign citizens and stateless persons specified in Items a) – f) parts (1) article 2 of the Law on integration of foreigners in the Republic of Moldova No. 274 of December 27, 2011, the employed in the Republic of Moldova on the basis of the individual employment contract, foreign citizens and persons without citizenship having the right to permanent stay in the Republic of Moldova and also the refugees and persons who received humanitarian protection have the same rights and obligations in the field of compulsory medical insurance, as citizens of the Republic of Moldova, according to the current legislation if international treaties do not provide other. Foreign citizens and stateless persons which were granted the right to temporary stay in the territory of the Republic of Moldova for reunion of family, education, implementation of humanitarian or religious activities shall be insured in individual procedure, having paid fee of compulsory medical insurance is similar to citizens of the Republic of Moldova who pay the insurance premium of compulsory medical insurance estimated in the form of fixed amount if international treaties do not provide other.

(3) Foreign citizens and stateless persons shall undergo physical examination for the purpose of detection of infection with HIV infection or diseases of AIDS

Art. 9. - The foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are constantly living in the Republic of Moldova have the right to benefits, pensions and other types of social security according to the current legislation.

Art. 10 - The foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are constantly living in the Republic of Moldova have the right to housing according to the procedure, established for citizens of the Republic of Moldova.

Art. 11. - Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the right to have the apartment house and other property in private property, to inherit or bequeath property, to have the rights of the author of the literary work, art and science, opening, the invention, and also to have the personal non-property rights.

Art. 12. - (1) Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the right to education, equal with citizens of the Republic of Moldova.

(2) the Foreign citizens and stateless persons accepted in educational institutions have the rights and obligations in compliance in the current legislation and rules established by these educational institutions.

Art. 13. - The foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are constantly living in the Republic of Moldova have the right in accordance with general practice with citizens of the Republic of Moldova to enter cultural, scientific, sports organizations, cooperative organizations, production associations if other is not provided by charters of these organizations.

Art. 14. - Foreign citizens and stateless persons, constantly living in the Republic of Moldova, liberty of conscience, opinions and expression in compliance in the current legislation is guaranteed.

Art. 15. - Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the right to conclude and dissolve marriage with citizens of the Republic of Moldova and other persons according to the current legislation. They have the rights and perform duties in the family relations on an equal basis in citizens of the Republic of Moldova.

Art. 16. - Foreign citizens and persons without citizenship have the right to move on the territory of the Republic of Moldova and to choose the residence according to the procedure, established by the current legislation.

Art. 17. - (1) the right to integrity of human beings and dwellings is guaranteed to Foreign citizens and stateless persons in compliance in the current legislation. They have the right to effective recovery in the rights by competent courts and other public authorities in case of violation of their rights, freedoms and legitimate interests.

(2) Foreign citizens and stateless persons according to the Law on the national lawyer (ombudsman) No. 52 of April 3, 2014 have the right to file petition to the national lawyer or, on circumstances, the national lawyer on protection of the rights of the child in case of violation of their rights and legitimate interests in the Republic of Moldova.

(3) Foreign citizens and stateless persons have in court the same procedural law, as citizens of the Republic of Moldova.

(4) the right of the request for protection in diplomatic representations of the states is guaranteed to Foreign citizens and stateless persons.

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