Article 26. The legal capacity of minors aged fourteen to eighteen years.
1. Minors at the age of from fourteen to eighteen years make transactions, except for those mentioned in paragraph 2 of this article, with the written consent of their legal representatives - parents, adoptive parents or caregiver. A transaction made by such a minor is also valid upon its subsequent written approval by its parents, adoptive parents or guardian. 2. Minors aged from fourteen to eighteen years shall have the right to independently, without the consent of the parents, adoptive parents and guardian: 1) to manage their earnings, scholarships and other incomes; 2) to exercise the rights of the author of a work of science, literature or art, invention or other result of his intellectual activity protected by law; 3) in accordance with the law, make contributions to credit institutions and dispose of them; 4) to make small household transactions and other transactions provided for by paragraph 2 of Article 28 of this Code. Upon reaching the age of sixteen, minors are also entitled to be members of cooperatives in accordance with the laws on cooperatives. 3. Minors aged from fourteen to eighteen years shall independently bear property responsibility for the transactions made by them in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article. For the harm they cause, such minors are liable in accordance with this Code. 4. If there are sufficient grounds, the court may, at the request of the parents, adoptive parents or guardian, or the guardianship and trusteeship body, restrict or deprive a minor aged from fourteen to eighteen years capacity in full in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 21 or Article 27 of this Code.
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