guardian


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(1) A person authorised under applicable state or local law to give permission on behalf of a child for general medical care
(2) A person, usually an attorney, who is appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child or persons of 'diminished capacity'

guardian

Guardian ad litem, law guardian Social medicine A person authorized under applicable state or local law to give permission on behalf of a child to general medical care; a person, usually an attorney who is appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child or other person of “diminished capacity”. Guardianship. Cf Emancipated minor.

guard·i·an

(gahr'dē-ăn)
An adult (appointed by a court) who is considered legally responsible for the care and custody of a minor or another adult determined to be unable to provide self-care or otherwise in competent by a physician or jurist.

guard·i·an

(gahr'dē-ăn)
An adult considered legally responsible for the care and custody of a minor or another adult determined to be unable to provide self-care.
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Earlier this month, the state started applying changes in travel permits, and the website of Saudi Arabia's General Directorate of Passports announced allowing women over 21 to leave the country without the guardian's approval starting from 31 August.
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Ending the male guardian rule would encourage more Saudi women to apply for places in American universities, he said, especially those who had missed the opportunity for a scholarship because of the clause.
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He has a job to do, and you could get him fired." She understands the responsibilities placed on each guardian animal, and the consequences that occur if they're distracted.
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However, such a child alone may consent to surgical procedures in medical emergencies when there is no time to contact a parent or guardian or superintendent of a hospital, or in his/her absence the person in charge of the hospital.
"On July 10, 2013, the judge issued a decree and order appointing the paternal grandfather as Kelvin's permanent guardian.