Children's Advocate v R. H.

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[2023] JMSC Civ 16
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Family Law – Section 14(1) (a) of Schedule 1 of the Child Care and Protection Act – Medical Treatment in the absence of parental consent – The Court’s parens patriae jurisdiction – An order making a child a ward of the Court – Section 27 of the Judicature (Supreme Court) Act – Child’s best interest – balancing exercise.


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