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Male circumcision is by default legal In France it requires the consent of both parents for children and the subject themselves if an adult. If performed for religious or cultural reasons the risks must be explained. If performed for medical reasons, all alternate therapies must be explained as well.


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The exception is often called a Romeo and Juliet exception colloquially when applied to statutory rape laws. See, e.g. here. It is an exception to the age of capacity to consent to sexual conduct, not an exception to the capacity to consent to a contract. When children are very young (typically in the range of 7 to 12 as set by statute of common law, it is 6 ...


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If we restrict ourselves to legal options, he can hire a lawyer, which is what he should have done rather than "ordering a DNA test". As a general rule, the minute you get served with a lawsuit, you should hire an attorney, especially if you are a billionaire. He should not volunteer to get in this position by volunteering for the test. But given ...


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Child Sexual abuse - can you jail person just based on what child said? Under U.S. law, yes. There is no proof whatsoever about this, no facts, or witnesses Testimony of a witness is evidence. There is a witness, the child, and another witness, the psychologist, who heard the child and testified. Those are facts and witnesses. Assuming that an exception ...


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What is the principle that children can consent to other children of the same age, but not to an adult, called? england-and-wales There isn't one, per se.  A child can enter into a contract with an adult - for example by buying sweets, getting a bus ticket, or having a part-time job. Two three year old children that agree on "playing doctor" and ...


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I'm just asking what the legality is for parents to vaccinate their children against rabies if they were bitten by an animal. Also, would legal implications change if the animal that bit the child later tested positive for rabies or if the child insists on getting a rabies vaccine but the parent refuses? Can the parent be charged for a crime if the child ...


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There are many analogous cases throughout the world, but like the petition you cite, they are not legal, they are political, e.g. the Kautokeino rebellion, the Basque conflict, Turkish-only laws in Turkey, Bantu minorities in Somalia, Jim Crow laws in the US. A legal case would be when parties file a lawsuit in some higher court, to force a government to ...


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It depends on the jurisdiction. The term you are looking for is “paternity fraud”, and depending on where you are in the world, you can challenge paternity even after accepting the child as your own. The wikipedia page lists several examples where the man has been successful. It also lists several examples where the man has been unsuccessful and has been ...


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Unfortunately, it looks like the answer is yes. There was a bill passed around 2007 called the "Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007". You should track down official information as I am going by newspaper articles. If an employed, adult child isn't supporting their parents or step-parents, 60 or older, their parents or ...


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In Germany, a motor vehicle owner has strict liability without regard to fault for personal injuries caused by use of the owner's motor vehicle pursuant to Section 7 of the Road Traffic Act (also known as the "StVG"). This states (with some modifications from the translation linked to be more natural in English legalese): § 7 Liability of the ...


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In your first example this is a result of what's known as "Age of Criminal Liability" which is the minimum age one must be in order for the person to be held criminally liable for breeches of law (It depends on the jurisdiction in question, but typically 11 years old is the extreme high of the age while 7 is often the low end of the range.). Two ...


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Yes and no australia Under the Family Law Act, a step-parent is legally a relative of the child but they are not automatically a guardian. So they have the same rights and responsibilities as an aunt, uncle, grandparent etc. So they can disclaim responsibility and hand that over to another relative or the state but they cannot abandon or neglect the child. ...


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There is no law requiring administration of a rabies vaccines, instead it is just highly recommended for certain kinds of travel. Normally, there is nothing to refuse. However, in case of exposure, there is a course of treatment that includes, in part, administering the rabies vaccine on days 0, 3, 7, and 14. The CDC also says that it usually takes 24 to 72 ...


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In most jurisdictions, the parents of a child are the people named on the birth certificate The law in this area is not really interested in biology. If it's your name on the certificate then it's legally your child and you are responsible for them.


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