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Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)


General Regulations Regarding Children, 2010

Chapter 8 : Protective Measures relating to Health of Children (Section 129 of the Act)

48. Consent by child to performance of surgical operation


(1) Consent by a child to the performance of a surgical operation must be completed in writing by the person performing such operation or by a representative of the institution at which such operation is going to be performed, and signed by the child and must be furnished in a form identical to Form 34.


(2) A parent or guardian who duly assists a child to consent to the performance of a surgical operation on such child must assent to this in writing on the same form contemplated in sub-regulation (1).