No. 17386.

648 P.2d 1364 (1982)

In re J.P.

Supreme Court of Utah.

June 9, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David L. Wilkinson, Atty. Gen., Sharon Peacock, Asst. Atty. Gen., Salt Lake City, for appellant.

Steven Kuhnhausen, Salt Lake City, for respondent.

OAKS, Justice:

In the Children's Rights Act, ch. 40, 1980 Utah Laws 288, amending U.C.A., 1953, § 78-3a-48(1), the Utah Legislature repealed the statutory provision allowing a court to "decree a termination of all parental rights" to a child on a finding that a parent is "unfit or incompetent by reason of conduct or condition seriously detrimental to the child," and substituted a provision permitting "involuntary termination" upon a finding that "such termination...

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