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  1. Parental consent

    Parental consent laws in some countries require that one or more parents consent to or be notified before their minor child can legally engage in certain activities. Parental consent may refer to: ⁕A parent's right to give consent, or be informed, before their minor child undergoes medical treatment. See informed consent for such legislation in general or minors and abortion for legislation relating specifically to abortion. ⁕A parent's right to give consent before their minor child undergoes body modification such as piercing or tattooing. ⁕A parent's right to consent to their minor child marrying before he or she reaches marriageable age. ⁕A parent's right to consent to their minor child engaging in a sexual act before he or she reaches the age of majority. ⁕A parent's right to be involved in their minor child's education, including the right to approve or disapprove of certain curricula, or to consent to extracurricular activity and field trips.

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  1. Parental Consent

    Informed consent given by a parent on behalf of a minor or otherwise incompetent child.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parental consent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parental consent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of parental consent in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Fiscus:

    A recipient of that memo was upset that, according to Tennessee Supreme Court case law, minors ages 14-17 years are able to receive medical care in Tennessee without parental consent and posted the memo to social media, within days, legislators were contacting TDH( Tennessee Department of Health) asking questions about the memo with some interpreting it as an attempt to undermine parental authority. Let me be clear : this was an informational memo containing language approved by the TDH Office of General Counsel which was sent to medical providers by the medical director of the state's immunization program regarding the guardrails set 34 years ago by Tennessee Supreme Court around providing care to minors.

  2. Jessica Anderson:

    The Biden Administration needs to wake up and learn that it is not acceptable to use children for an experimental woke agenda, by pushing to expand access to dangerous cross-sex hormones and puberty blockers for minors without parental consent, Biden’s Executive Order threatens the physical and mental health – and futures – of our nation’s children. It’s also an unprecedented power grab, using the stroke of a pen to bully governors and parents who are simply trying to protect kids in their state.

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  • موافقة الوالدينArabic
  • Zustimmung der ElternGerman
  • consentimiento paternoSpanish
  • माता पिता की सहमतिHindi
  • consentimento parentalPortuguese
  • батьківська згодаUkrainian

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • A. dependable
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. profound
    • D. reassuring

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