Proposal : [draft Convention on the Rights of the Child] / submitted by the United States of America.
E/CN. 4/1988/WG. 1/WP.17 29 January 1988 Original: ENGLISH COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Forty-fourth Session Pre-sessional open-ended working Group on the Question of a Convention on the Rights of the Child 25-29 January 1988 Article 23 his Proposal submitted by the United States of America 1. Where a State Party is constituted as a federal State, the national Government of such State Party shall undertake appropriate measures to implement the provisions of this Convention in so far as it exercises legislative and judicial jurisdiction over the subject matter thereof. 2. In so far as the subject matter of the provisions of this Convention falls within the jurisdiction of the constituent units of the federal State, the national Government shall take suitable measures, in accordance with its constitution and its laws, to the end that the competent authorities of the constituent units may take appropriate measures for the fulfilment of this Convention. GE.88-10366/2291G