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Legal frameworks

David Coghill, Sally Bonnar, Sandra L. Duke, Johnny Graham and Sarah Seth

in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199234998
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725890 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234998.003.0030

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Legal frameworks

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Definitions and legislation - Parentage, and parental responsibilities and rights - Responsibility, capacity, and consent to treatment - Child protection legislation - Duties and responsibilities of the local authority - The Juvenile Justice System (England and Wales) - The Children's Hearing system (Scotland) - Adoption and fostering - Disclosure checks - Recommended reading

Chapter.  5227 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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