- The act of a parent in authorizing his minor child to make its own contract of service, and to collect and spend its wages, but retaining custody and control of the child. Lufkin v Harvey, 131 Minn 238, 154 NW 1097. The release of a minor child by the parent as to a part of the period of minority or a part of the rights of the parent in reference to care, custody, and control of the minor. Porter v Powell, 79 Iowa 151, 44 NW 295.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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