Intelligence Law Glossary - Minimal Risk

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Minimal Risk

Administrative Law

28 CFR § 46.102:  Definitions [28 CFR PART 46—PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS]

(i) Minimal risk
means that the probability and magnitude of harm or discomfort anticipated in the research are not greater in and of themselves than those ordinarily encountered in daily life or during the performance of routine physical or psychological examinations or tests.