Circumcision in young boys: A legal commentary

Cornock, Marc (2007). Circumcision in young boys: A legal commentary. Journal of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 1(7) pp. 348–349.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/jcyn.2007.1.7.27674

URL: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/is...

Abstract

It has long been recognized that non-therapeutic surgical operations upon the genitals of a female are unlawful. Indeed the Female Circumcision Act 1985 stated this and the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 repealed this earlier Act, clarifying the law regarding non-therapeutic surgery upon the genitals of a female. The law is now clear; regardless of what the procedure is called,

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