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  • The Advisory Committee on Reproductive Technologies: The Role of Public Consultation in Decision-Making 

    Henaghan, Mark; King, Mike
    The Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ACART) has a crucial role in regulating assisted reproductive technology in New Zealand. The HART Act 2004, which establishes and provides ACART with direction ...
  • Array Comparative Genomic Hybridisation (aCGH): An Analysis of the Current Technology and Its Future in Prenatal Diagnosis 

    Henaghan, Mark; Cho, Mildred K.
    Array comparative genomic hybridisation (aCGH) represents a major advance in the field of cytogenetics and offers tremendous promise in prenatal diagnosis for the detection of genetic alterations leading to serious genetic ...
  • Benefits and Harms in Genetic Testing of Minors 

    Henaghan, Mark; Lawson, Deborah
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Bill Atkin: A Fierce Defender of Children's Rights and Proponent of Child-Focused Legislation 

    Henaghan, Mark; Ballantyne, Ruth
    This article illustrates the different ways in which Professor Bill Atkin has shown where family law legislative reforms have fallen short in making the rights and well-being of children the paramount consideration in ...
  • Bill Atkin: A Fierce Defender of Children's Rights and Proponent of Child-Focused Legislation 

    Ballantyne, Ruth; Henaghan, Mark
    This article illustrates the different ways in which Professor Bill Atkin has shown where family law legislative reforms have fallen short in making the rights and well-being of children the paramount consideration in ...
  • Child Poverty in New Zealand: A Contravention of Articles 6 and 27 of the Convention of the Rights of the Child 1989 

    Henaghan, Mark; Ballantyne, Ruth
    This article analyses New Zealand’s child poverty epidemic and examines how impoverished living conditions negatively impact on a child’s right to life, survival, and development in contravention of the United Nations ...
  • Children as Research Participants 

    Peart, Nicola; Foley, Mary; Henaghan, Mark
    Children have unique physical, psychological, mental and emotional characteristics which make them especially vulnerable. This paper considers the capacity for children to consent to participate in research, and the ...
  • Conclusions and Recommendations 

    Henaghan, Mark
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Disclosure, Confidentiality and Privacy Issues 

    Henaghan, Mark; Deborah, Lawson
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Establishing a Maori Ethical Framework for Genetic Research with Maori 

    Henaghan, Mark; Tipene-Matua, Bevan
    In New Zealand, any research on Mäori health burdens should take steps to minimise harm to Mäori arising out of the research. Researchers are required to minimise harms, which generally fall into four categories: physical; ...
  • Ethical Issues 

    Henaghan, Mark; Wensley, Dana; Davidson, Helen; King, Mike
    The fact that embryos are specifically created for selection in the use of PGD entails their possible rejection. This, rather than the PGD activity itself, is thought by some to be objectionable as it is said to instrumentalise ...
  • Family Finances on Death of a Spouse or Partner 

    Peart, Nicola; Briggs, Margaret; Henaghan, Mark
    On death there is an inevitable tension in succession law between property and family, between testamentary freedom and the deceased’s duty to provide for family members. This paper considers the relationship property ...
  • Fifty years of New Zealand Family Law 

    Atkin, Bill; Caldwell, John; Henaghan, Mark; Tapp, Pauline
    This collaborative article examines the significant changes to New Zealand family law during the last 50 years. The article canvasses three areas that have seen substantial changes during this time - what constitutes a ...
  • Fifty Years of New Zealand Family Law 

    Henaghan, Mark; Tapp, Pauline; Caldwell, John; Atkin, Bill
    This collaborative article examines the significant changes to New Zealand family law during the last 50 years. The article canvasses three areas that have seen substantial changes during this time - what constitutes a ...
  • Genetic Testing and Microarray Technologies 

    Henaghan, Mark; Matthews, Genevieve
    The use of microarrays allows many genetic tests to be done simultaneously on one genetic sample and changes (mutations) to be found that are currently not detected. Microarrays are being used predominantly in the research ...
  • Genetic Testing of Competent Minors 

    Henaghan, Mark; Lawson, Deborah
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Grandparents who Care for Grandchildren 

    Henaghan, Mark
    Both in New Zealand and abroad, a social trend is emerging of grandparents taking on the responsibility of parenting their grandchildren. This chapter examines the different ways in which grandparents can come to be legally ...
  • Health Professionals and Trust: The Cure for Healthcare Law and Policy 

    Henaghan, Mark
    An ever increasing number of codes of conduct, disciplinary bodies, ethics committees and bureaucratic policies now prescribe how health professionals and health researchers relate to their patients. In this book, Mark ...
  • Health Professionals and Trust: The Cure for Healthcare Law and Policy 

    Henaghan, Mark
    An ever increasing number of codes of conduct, disciplinary bodies, ethics committees and bureaucratic policies now prescribe how health professionals and health researchers relate to their patients. In this book, Mark ...
  • International child abduction, intercountry adoption and international commercial surrogacy 

    Henaghan, Mark; Ballantyne, Ruth
    The significance and complexities of both international child abduction and intercountry adoption led to the creation of two Hague Conventions. This chapter analyses the policy challenges facing the international aspects ...