The Protection of the Right of the Child to Name in the Light of the International Standards and Lithuanian Law
A purpose of the paper is to determine international standards concerning protection of a child’s name. These standards are following from international documents (e.g. UNCRC), conventions of the International Commission on Civil Status and the rich practice of such international bodies like the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union. Author of the paper analyses conformity of the Lithuanian law with the existing international legal framework, decisions of above mentioned international bodies and doctrine concerning a question of the child’s name.