The mother, the father have equal rights and obligations regarding the child, regardless of whether they were married to each other. Dissolution of marriage between parents, their living separately from the child does not affect the scope of their rights and does not relieve them of their obligations regarding the child. The mother, father of the child, who are married, are obliged to take the child from the maternity hospital or from another health care institution.
A mother who is not married is obliged to pick up the child from the hospital or from another health care institution. A father who is not married to the mother of a child whose paternity is determined in the child’s birth certificate or recognized by a court decision is obliged, according to the children’s affairs service, to pick up the child for maintenance and upbringing from the maternity hospital or from another health care institution, if he has not done so mother of the child. If the father is not married, he acquires the status of a single father.
If the parents did not take the child from the maternity hospital or from another health care institution, his grandfather, grandfather, and other relatives have the right to take the child with the permission of the guardianship and guardianship authority.
Parents are obliged to immediately, but no later than one month from the date of birth of the child, register the birth of the child with the state registration authority. Failure to comply with this obligation is the basis for imposing on them the responsibility established by law.