legally authorized representative

For purposes of the application of subpart A of part 46 of title 45, Code of Federal Regulations , to research conducted under this subpart, the term “legally authorized representative” means, unless otherwise provided by law, the individual or judicial or other body authorized under the applicable law to consent to medical treatment on behalf of another person.


42 USC § 1397k-2(b)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (subpart a) of this section.
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