Identical Treatment

Identical Treatment

In law, the concept that all persons deserve equal treatment regardless of circumstances. Identical treatment is almost never applied in practice; for example, minors generally cannot marry without parental consent. It should not be confused with equal treatment.
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Domestic and foreign investors will be given identical treatment.
The care it delivers is unique for each person; no two people receive identical treatment plans.
How far the custom of permitting a transgender person to self-identify one's gender (or other characteristics) extends is unclear, says Banzhaf, although strong arguments can be made for similar if not identical treatment.
Doctors there diagnosed him with the same illness and recommended identical treatment.
Users aren't concerned about getting identical treatment in different situations--they care about completing their tasks.
The parents of a friend who fell ill in Bahrain insisted details of his treatment be relayed to a major clinic in a first world country, which reported that he was getting the identical treatment that he would "at home".
A doctor who prescribes an identical treatment in two individuals and expects an identical development, may be properly classified as a social menace.
Of the 46 patients reviewed by the DSMB, 21 were enrolled in the lead-in stage of SEAMLESS and 25 in an earlier pilot Phase I/II study using an identical treatment regimen.
Placing these regions in the same category suggests that they will be given virtually identical treatment, even with the adjustments announced by the Commission.
Patients with the same cancer type vary in their response to identical treatment because the biological characteristics of the same cancer type usually differ between patients.
He also appealing that the Republic of Macedonia be given identical treatment as the other countries.