parental consent


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parental consent

Permission granted to a health care provider by a child's mother or father for health care services.
See also: consent
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ChildGuardOnline uses a combination of modern, patent-pending technologies and anti-fraud methodological expertise to more accurately verify parental consent in real time.
Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia explicitly affirm by statute or court decision the right of young people under the age of 18 to consent for contraceptive care; and in 25 states and the District, girls under 18 may obtain abortions without parental consent.
Children's website operators and other sites that may gather data from children under 13 are required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires them to obtain verifiable parental consent before processing a child's registration.
Zavodny M, Fertility and parental consent for minors to receive contraceptives, American Journal of Public Health, 2004, 94(8):1347-1351.
Although the rights of young people below the age of 18 have been expanded as well, some members of this group still encounter considerable difficulty in obtaining medical contraceptive services, and even greater difficulty in terminating an unwanted pregnancy without parental consent.
There is no age restriction and no parental consent required.
The second situation is when the minor may legally receive the care without parental consent, and the minor or another individual or a court has consented to the care, such as when a minor has requested and received court approval to have an abortion without parental consent or notification.
Runner's Assembly Bill 501 would make it illegal for an adult to communicate with a child 15 or younger with the intent to lure the child to a location without parental consent.
Gathering information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent is a violation of COPPA.
In addition, in contrast to sites and services whose primary target audience is children, and who must presume all users are children, sites and services that target children only as a secondary audience or to a lesser degree may differentiate among users, and will be required to provide notice and obtain parental consent only for those users who identify themselves as being younger than 13.
In most districts with condom availability programs, school personnel distributed condoms, and students did not need parental consent to obtain them.
Some passages of the text, instead of concentrating on the objective of saving millions of innocent human lives, are being turned into claims for free abortion and the diffusion of contraceptives among adolescents, without parental consent.

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