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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156853011X578929 Society & Animals 19 (2011) 261-277 Interest Groups and Pro-Animal Rights Legislation Brenda J. Lutz * and James M. Lutz ** * University of Dundee, Scotland ** Indiana University

In: Society & Animals

acts were created with the main objective to arrange relevant social welfare for abandoned infants. 2 2 Change of Terms in ARE Legislation Several terms have been changed in are foster family legislation to address two main issues: i.e. , the number of sibling and foster children permitted

In: Arab Law Quarterly
Authors: Merakou and Tragakes


In the period up to 1992, patients' rights in Greece were indirectly addressed through relevant provisions in Civil, Penal, Administrative and Disciplinary Law, as well as in the Code on the Practice of Medicine and the Regulation of Medical Deontology. In 1992, broader health care reform legislation contained provisions directly addressing the rights of hospital patients. In 1997, again as part of broader health care reform legislation, further provisions extended the rights of patients granted in 1992 to the entire population, and in addition provided for the implementation of the legislative provisions. The immediate implementation of the patients' rights provisions of the 1997 legislation represents a major step forward with respect to improving the quality of health care services provided.

In: European Journal of Health Law
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