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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 11. MINORS [6500 - 7143]

  ( Division 11 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

PART 4. MEDICAL TREATMENT [6900 - 6930]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

CHAPTER 2. Consent by Person Having Care of Minor or by Court [6910 - 6911]
  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

6910.
  

The parent, guardian, or caregiver of a minor who is a relative of the minor and who may authorize medical care and dental care under Section 6550, may authorize in writing an adult into whose care a minor has been entrusted to consent to medical care or dental care, or both, for the minor.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 563, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)

6911.
  

(a) Upon application by a minor, the court may summarily grant consent for medical care or dental care or both for the minor if the court determines all of the following:

(1) The minor is 16 years of age or older and resides in this state.

(2) The consent of a parent or guardian is necessary to permit the medical care or dental care or both, and the minor has no parent or guardian available to give the consent.

(b) No fee may be charged for proceedings under this section.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

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