parental responsibility definition

parental responsibility. , in relation to a child, means all the duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, parents have in relation to children.
parental responsibility means all rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child;
parental responsibility means all rights and duties relating to the person or the property of a child which are given to a natural or legal person by a decision, by operation of law or by an agreement having legal effect, including rights of custody and rights of access;

Examples of parental responsibility in a sentence

  • Parental responsibility also includes contact with the child and the duty to provide maintenance for the child.

  • Parental responsibility Parental responsibility is defined in the Children Act 1989 and means the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority that a parent has for their child.

  • Parental responsibility – Day-to-day decisions are the responsibility of the party/parties the child(ren) are with at the time, such as how the child(ren) dress(es), or their home routine.


More Definitions of parental responsibility

parental responsibility means those who have legal responsibility for a Child and who are entitled to receive relevant information concerning the Child whether or not they are the Parent, unless a court order has been made to the contrary, or there are other reasons which justify withholding information to safeguard the best interests and welfare of the Child.
parental responsibility means parental responsibility within the meaning of the Children Act 1989 or the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995, or parental responsibilities within the meaning of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.
parental responsibility means all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which the father of a legitimate child had in relation to the child and the child’s property prior to the commencement of Part 1, save that rights in respect of custody shall not be exclusive;
parental responsibility means all duties, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has under this Act in relation to the child;
parental responsibility means the bundle of rights, duties, powers and obligations that an adult may have in respect of a child. More than one person may have Parental Responsibility for a child at the same time and those who do have Parental Responsibility are responsible for the care of that child and for making decisions about its life. The person(s) with Parental Responsibility are entitled to receive relevant information concerning the child whether or not they are a party to this Agreement unless a court order has been made to the contrary, or there are other reasons which justify withholding information to safeguard the best interests and welfare of the child.
parental responsibility means legal responsibility for the Pupil. All those with Parental Responsibility must agree to the Pupil being admitted to the School before the Parents sign the acceptance form.
parental responsibility means all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which under the laws of the UAE a father has in relation to the child and his property and includes the right to remove the child from the UAE and the DIFC.