The System of Guardianship in Practice in the Republic of Moldova: Human Rights and Vulnerability of Persons Declared Incapacitated (2013)

This study was prepared with the support of the Office of the United Nations Office of the High  Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at the request of the Inter-ministerial Working Group on Legal Capacity Reform. The Inter-ministerial Working Group was established in 2011 with a view to designing measures to bring Moldovan law, policy and practice into conformity with Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), guaranteeing equal legal capacity for persons with disabilities. The Inter-ministerial Working Group on Legal Capacity Reform is comprised of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family, as well as of observers and technical support members.