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  • Sec. 1-1d. "Minor", "infant", "infancy", "age of majority", defined.

  • Sec. 17a-688. (Formerly Sec. 19a-126h)
    (d) Minors, consent to treatment and liability for costs.

  • Sec. 19a-14c. Provision of outpatient mental health treatment to minors without parental consent.
  • Sec. 19a-216. (Formerly Sec. 19-89a). Examination and treatment of minor for venereal disease. Confidentiality. Liability for costs.

  • Sec. 19a-285. (Formerly Sec. 19-142a). Consent by minor to medical, dental, health or hospital services for child

  • Sec.19a-582. General consent required for HIV-related testing. Counseling requirements. Exceptions.

  • Sec. 19a-592. Testing and treatment of minor for HIV or AIDS. Confidentiality. Liability for costs.

Chapter 368y - Abortion:

  • Sec.19a-601. Information and counseling for minors required. Medical emergency exception.

Chapter 557 - Employment Regulations: See Sections 31-12-31-25.

  • Sec. 36a-297. (Formerly Sec. 36-111). Deposits or share accounts of minors.

  • Sec. 38a-284. (Formerly Sec. 38-157). Insurance contracts by minors.

Chapter 815j - Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation

  • Sec. 46b-43. Capacity of minor to prosecute or defend. (Divorce)

  • Sec. 46b-54. Counsel for minor children. Duties.

  • Sec. 46b-56. Access to records of minor child by noncustodial parent. Orders re therapy, counseling and drug or alcohol screening.

Chapter 815t - Juvenile Matters

Chapter 925 - Statutory Rights of Actions and Defenses

  • Sec. 52-572. Parental liability for torts of minors.

  • Sec. 52-572c. Parent-child immunity abrogated in certain negligence actions.

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