The Convention on the Rights of the Child
1. Every person below the age of 18 years is a child.
2. Every child is entitled to the rights of the child. No child shall be discriminated against due to his or her parents' traits, opinions or origin.
3. When making decisions concerning a child the child's best interests shall always be a primary consideration.
4. The State shall implement the rights provided for in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.