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RULE 11-417. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 11. Juvenile Causes
Chapter 400. Delinquency and Citation Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
MD Rules, Rule 11-417
RULE 11-417. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT
The court may order emergency medical, dental, or surgical treatment of a child who is already under the jurisdiction of the court if (1) the child is alleged to be suffering from a condition or illness which, in the opinion of a licensed physician or dentist, requires immediate treatment, and (2) the child's parent, guardian, or custodian is not available or, without good cause, refuses to consent to the treatment.
Cross reference: See Code, Courts Article, § 3-8A-21. Compare Code, Courts Article, § 3-824, providing broader authority in CINA and voluntary placement proceedings.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-417, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-417
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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