1) Reference to circumcision in this law means a surgical procedure with the purpose to partially or totally remove foreskin around the penis without being considered healthcare in the meaning of [ ] of the health and medicare act.
This law shall be applied on circumcision of boys until they have reached the age of eighteen.
2) When a Medical Doctor performs a circumcision according to this law or when a Medical Doctor or a Registered Nurse administers anasthesia according to this law the law of health and medicare proffession, the law on patient injury and the law on medical records are applicable.
3) Circumcision can be made on request by or after the consent of the boy's care taker and after information has been given the care taker of what the procedure entails. If the boy is under the care of two care takers the above said is to be applied to both care takers. The person who is to perform the procedure is responsible for giving the information or to make sure that information is given by a medically knowledgeable person.
Such information shall also be given directly to the boy if he has reached the age and maturity required to understand the information.
The boys attitude towards the procedure shall as far as possible be made clear. A procedure can not be made against a boys will.
4) The procedure shall take place with anasthesia administered by a Medical Doctor or a Registered Nurse under safe hygenical conditions and with regard to the best interests of the boy.
5) Circumcision can be made only by a Medical Doctor or by a person who has a special license to perform circumcision of boys.
Another person than a Medical Doctor cannot perform circumcision on boys who are older than two months.