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Adoption: En komparativrättslig studie om lagstiftning, myndigheternas arbete i adoptionsprocesser samt säkerställandet av barnets rättigheter i Sverige och Norge
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The adoption legislation and the government efforts to ensure the rights of the child in the adoption process : a juridical study in the principle of good administration towards the individual person with the responsibility that comes with international commitments in Sweden and Norway (English)
Abstract [en]

This essay discusses in a comparative way the Swedish and Norwegian legal system, mainly laws that contain adoption regulations. It also compares the administrative work that the government in both countries practices in relation to the individual person. In this essay, focus lies on the legal rights of the child in the adoption process and how well the government and its service meet the requirements from abroad.This essay has shown that the government has many rules and regulations that regulate their work and that all the sub processes are designed to ensure the child’s best in the adoption in both Sweden and Norway. Despite some differences in the investigation process, the work is very much alike. The differences in the investigation that leads to an approval has shown that the government in Norway is not as controlling in comparison to the Swedish government. This could lead to the child’s rights being neglected to a certain extent.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 35 p.
Keyword [en]
adoption regulation, governmental control, the child’s best, legal certainty and efficiency
National Category
Law and Society
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-15376OAI: diva2:500277
Subject / course
Public Law
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-02-14 Created: 2012-02-13 Last updated: 2012-02-14Bibliographically approved

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