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Challenging Competency and Capacity?

Due Weight to Children’s Views in Family Law Proceedings

E. Kay M. Tisdall

; Wilkinson and Norrie, 2013). When born, a child has passive capacity: that is, the child has a complement of legal rights, such as the right to own heritable and moveable property (e.g. Thomson, 2014: para. 10.2). As a general rule, however, a child does not have active capacity: that is, a child cannot

Jozef Dorscheidt and Sjoerd Repping

early 2017, the Academy issued 139 a landmark Report 140 reflecting that human embryo research using human germline editing should not be inconsiderately banned, particularly if it aims to combat serious inheritable diseases. Consequently, the Report proposes ten criteria for heritable germline