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Note: See also Reference 66: Informed consent to medical treatment
Report 119: Young people and consent to health care (PDF, 1.2 MB) [PDF, 1Mb], October 2008
Michael Tilbury, " A difficult legal question"" (Consent to medical treatment by young people, Sydney, 17 May 2004)
Aniano Luzung, " Will you tell my parents?" " (Consent to medical treatment by young people, Sydney, 17 May 2004)
Alex Apler, " Do the lawyers have any idea?" " (Consent to medical treatment by young people, Sydney, 17 May 2004)
Issue paper 24 - Minors' consent to medical treatment June 2004
Reference received: 14 August 2002
To inquire into and to report on the laws relating to the consent of minors in New South Wales to medical treatment, with particular reference to:
(a) whether the rights and interests of minors and of parents and guardians are appropriately recognised;
(b) whether medical practitioners are adequately protected;
(c) whether codification and/or amendment of the law is necessary; and
(d) any related issue.
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