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Application for medical procedure

             (1)  Any of the following persons may make a Medical Procedure Application in relation to a child:

                     (a)  a parent of the child;

                     (b)  a person who has a parenting order in relation to the child;

                     (c)  the child;

                     (d)  the independent children's lawyer;

                     (e)  any other person concerned with the care, welfare and development of the child.

             (2)  If a person mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) is not an applicant, the person must be named as a respondent to the application.

Note 1:       Section 65C of the Act sets out who may apply for a parenting order.

Note 2:       Chapter 2 provides for the form to be used to make an Initiating Application (Family Law) and the documents to be filed with that application.

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