Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend I.Alizade / The Chairman of Azerbaijan Parliament's Permanent Commission on Social Policy, Hadi Rajably, considers that numerous amendments should be made to the Family Code of Azerbaijan. According to him, the amendments to the Code are a social order. The Commission offers to make it compulsory to present medical reference during marriage.
"It is clear that sick parents born sick children. The young people should know it beforehand. Another proposal envisages signing economic and civic acts that are specified by the law, but are not obligatory. The researches show that 15% of the marriages divorce and these problems appear during the divorce proceedings. Presently it is important to clarify this problem," Rajably said.
Highlighting the importance of adopting a new legislation regarding social protection of young families, the Chairman of the Commission stressed that this law will play its role in preventing possible problems. "The Family Code is a framework law. In addition, it is possible to devise draft laws on the social protection of the young families, alternative care about children, demographic security," Rajably added. According to him, the draft laws discussed presently envisages providing mothers with 100% salary during maternity leave. Moreover, it is intended to increase the amount of the lump sum allowances for infants.