The most significant dispositions concerning participation of minors in decision-making processes regarding health matters: relevant legislation and Codes of Ethics

Alessandra Cordiano


This essay deals with the main issues surrounding the informed consent of minors by reconstructing the theoretical background to the relevant legislation and regulations and illustrating the most significant cases foreseen by Italian law.


minors; Italian law; health

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