The president of Republic of Moldova Vladimir Voronin has held session concerning adoption of children. Responsible persons of the government and parliament, heads of law-enforcement and control bodies, presidential advisers participated in meeting.
At session materials about direct participation of officials of separate divisions of bodies of local public management in cases of illegal adoption have been presented. As follows from the presented information, in these divisions the criminal departmental schemes promoting to illegal adoption, especially, when have been developed it was a question of the international adoption.
The president named developed position scandalous, having underlined, that it roughly breaks the rights and freedom of children - citizens of Republic Moldova.
Vladimir Voronin has noticed, that the similar situation could arise, first of all, owing to excessive corruption of the officials involved in cases of illegal adoption, and also in connection with imperfection of is standard-legislative base in the field of adoption and silent connivance to the developed position of competent bodies.
The head of the state has demanded immediately to accept strict measures for an exception of procedure of adoption of any defects, abusings and a negligence. Thereupon he has underlined, that cannot promulgate the Law on the legal status of adoption while respective alterations will not be brought in it.
The president has suggested to create legislatively the National commission on the international adoption led by the vice-premier and the National commission on internal adoption which will be headed by the minister of social protection, families and the child.
Vladimir Voronin has confirmed necessity of creation and introduction of the National register on adoption for the purpose of the strict account of adopted children and reception families. To process of check of the international adoptions, conditions in which there are children adopted abroad, diplomatic missions of our country will be involved. These structures should represent quarterly the corresponding information of the National commission on the international adoption.
Also the head of the state has demanded to bring in the legislation of position on obligatory participation of the public prosecutor in litigation on adoption.
Participants of session have decided to enter the moratorium on the international adoptions until necessary is standard-legislative and organizational changes will be made.