99. Appropriate consent: children.

The following provisions provide for the appropriate consent in relation to an activity1 involving the body, or material from the body2, of a person who is a child3 or has died a child ('the child concerned')4.

Where the child concerned is alive, 'appropriate consent' means his consent5, although, where neither a decision of his to consent to the activity, nor a decision of his not to consent to it, is in force and, either he is not competent to deal with the issue of consent in relation to the activity or, though he is competent to deal with that issue,