Author: Eglė KAVOLIŪNAITĖ-RAGAUSKIENĖ
Topic category: Matrimonial and Family Law
The article provides a descriptive and systematic approach towards restraints exerted on national family policy by European provisions. The analysis covers two levels (legal acts of European Union and European Convention of Human Rights (the level of Council of Europe). Legal acts are analysed in the following fields: the purpose and context of provisions relating families in accordance with global development of legal family policy, the content of provisions relating families, and the specifics of implementation of the mentioned provisions in the national level.