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References

1. Children’s Act 38 of 2005, section 17. Came into force in July 2007.
2. Child Care Act 74 of 1983, section 39(4)
3. National Health Act 61 of 2003, section 7(1)(a, b,e).
4. Applebaum, PS, Assessment of Patients’ Competence to Consent to Treatment, N Engl J Med 357(18):1835 (2007).
5. National Health Act 61 of 2003, section 7(1)(e).
6. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (May 2007), para 11.
7. 28(2) of the Bill of Rights.
8. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (May 2007), para 9.5.6
9. Child Care Act 74 of 1983, section 39(1).
10. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (May 2007), para 9.9.5–6; Child Care Act 74 of 1983, section 39(2).
11. Children’s Act 38 of 2005, section 12(1).
12. Children’s Act 38 of 2005, section 12(10).
13. National Health Act 61 of 2003, section 7(1).
14. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (May 2007), para 3.1.4.
15. Mental Health Care Act no. 17 of 2002: General Regulations (Gazetted December 2004 – no. R1467), section 34(2).
16. Mental Health Care Act no. 17 of 2002, section 9(1).
17. Mental Health Care Act no. 17 of 2002: General Regulations (Gazetted December 2004 – no. R1467), section 32(1).
18. HPCSA, Ethical Guidelines For Good Practice with Regard To HIV (2008), para 9.2.
19. Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007, parts 2 and 3.
20. National Health Act no. 61 of 2003, section 7(1)d.
21. Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases by Health Authorities and Heads of Institutions, Government Gazette no. 30681 (January 2008).
22. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), para 2.6.
23. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), para 3.
24. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), para 2.7.
25. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), para 8.2.1.
26. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), paras 2.1 and 2.3.
27. HPCSA, Guidelines for the Withholding and Withdrawing of Treatment, second edition (2007), para 11.1.
28. Department of Health, Ethics in Health Research: Principles, Structures and Processes (2004), para 2.6.
29. Department of Health, Ethics in Health Research: Principles, Structures and Processes (2004), para 5.2. [emphasis added]
30. Department of Health, Ethics in Health Research: Principles, Structures and Processes (2004), para 5.2.
31. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (2007), para 5.
32. HPCSA, Seeking Patients’ Informed Consent: The Ethical Considerations, second edition (2007), paras 13.3.1–13.3.4.
33. WMA, Medical Ethics Manual (2005), page 43.