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Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and the Improvement of Mental Health Care
Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, forty-sixth session, Resolution 46/119 of 17 December 1991

Principle 2 - Protection of minors

Special care should be given within the purposes of these Principles and within the context of domestic law relating to the protection of minors to protect the rights of minors, including, if necessary, the appointment of a personal representative other than a family member

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