§ 18.2-314. Failing to secure medical attention for injured child
Any parent or other person having custody of a minor child which child shows evidence of need for medical attention as the result of physical injury inflicted by an act of any member of the household, whether the injury was intentional or unintentional, who knowingly fails or refuses to secure prompt and adequate medical attention, or who conspires to prevent the securing of such attention, for such minor child, shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor; provided, however, that any parent or other person having custody of a minor child that is being furnished Christian Science treatment by a duly accredited Christian Science practitioner shall not, for that reason alone, be considered in violation of this section.
(Code 1950, § 18.1-74.2; 1966, c. 578; 1975, cc. 14, 15.)Sections: Previous 18.2-311 18.2-311.1 18.2-311.2 18.2-312 18.2-313 18.2-313.1 18.2-313.2 18.2-314 18.2-315 18.2-316 18.2-317 18.2-318 18.2-319 18.2-320 18.2-321 Next
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