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Transformation

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Note:
Many countries have constitutional provisions which determine the status of treaties in the national law, so that the precise legal implications of becoming party to the CRC will vary from State to State. In general, the approach of States to treaties can be divided into the transformation approach and the incorporation approach. States Parties which follow the transformation approach use the provisions of the CRC as the basis for enacting appropriate national legislative rules. Therefore, if a child wishes to invoke articles of the CRC in a national court or before an administrative tribunal the child relies upon the corresponding national provision and not on the article of the CRC itself.

See also:
Applicability   Incorporation