What is parental responsibility?

What is parental responsibility?

Parental responsibility is defined as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authorities which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property. Aspects of parental responsibility would include determining a child’s education, religion, naming a child, appointing a Guardian for the child, consenting or not consenting to medical treatment, protecting and maintaining the child, administering the child’s property, having physical possession of the child and allowing confidential information relating to the child to be published.