Parental Responsibility

Legal Definition of Parental Responsibility

Meaning of Parental Responsibility

The rights and responsibilities that mothers and married fathers automatically have to their children. Non-married fathers can acquire Parental Responsibility through marriage to the child’s mother, by entering into a Parental Responsibility agreement with the child’s mother, by being named as the father on the child’s birth certificate (where the birth occurs after 1st December 2003) or by applying to the court for a Parental Responsibility Order.

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Parental responsibility in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of parental responsibility.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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