Consent

[criminal law] In criminal law, consent may be used as an excuse and prevent the defendant from incurring liability for what was done. For a more general discussion, see Dennis J. Baker, "The Moral Limits of Consent as a Defense in the Criminal Law," 12(1) New Criminal Law Review (2009); Dennis J. Baker, The Right Not to be Criminalized: De
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Consent

See Authorization, and also see Informed Consent.
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Consent

To agree to do something or to give someone else permission to do something.
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consent

[n] - permission to do something
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Consent

The general legal and ethical principle is that valid consent must ‘usually` be obtained before starting treatment or physical investigation or providing personal care for a patient. This principle reflects the right of a patient to determine what happens to his or her own body and is a fundamental part of good medical practice. Before
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Consent

is a type of permit or authorisation: Discharge consents for discharge of trade effluent to controlled waters are issued by the Environmental Agency or Scottish Environmental Protection Agency. Trade effluent discharge consents are issued by the sewerage undertaker (England & Wales) or water authorities (Scotland) allowing discharge of tr
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Consent

Agree to something. Or give permission for something to be done.
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Consent

Con·sent' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Consented ; present participle & verbal noun Consenting .] [ French consentir , from Latin consentire , -sensum , to feel together, agree; con- +
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Consent

Con·sent' transitive verb To grant; to allow; to assent to; to admit. [ Obsolete] « Interpreters . . . will not consent it to be a true story. Milton. »
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Consent

Con·sent' noun [ Confer Old French consent .] 1. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord. « All with one consent began to make excuse. Luke xiv. 18. » « They fell together all, as by consent . Shak. »
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consent

noun permission to do something; `he indicated his consent`
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consent

(kәn-sent´) in law, voluntary agreement with an action proposed by another. Consent is an act of reason; the person giving consent must be of sufficient mental capacity and be in possession of all essential information in order to give valid consent. A person who is an infant, is mentally incompetent, or is ...
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Consent

• (n.) Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission. • (n.) Correspondence in parts, qualities, or operations; agreement; harmony; coherence. • (n.) Capable, deliberate, and voluntary assent or agreement to, or concurrence in, some act or purpose, im
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consent

(from the article `philosophy, Western`) Locke thus stated one of the fundamental principles of political liberalism: that there can be no subjection to power without consent—though once ...
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consent

(from the article `family law`) In order to satisfy the requirement of a voluntary consent to a marriage, a party must have reached an age at which he or she is able to give ... ...origins, rape is a serious crime and is treated as a felony in most countries with common-law systems. In many rape trials, the guilt or innocence ... ......
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consent

consent To give permission, approval, or assent in opinion; to agree (to do something).
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Consent

[BDSM] Consent within BDSM is an issue that attracts much attention in the field. Practitioners` interests are in ensuring appropriate consent for personal, ethical, and legal reasons. The law also has its own approach to consent in deeming certain acts legal or illegal (see consent (criminal)). Non-consensual play is considered abuse and n
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Consent

== Types of consent == ==Tort== Can be either expressed or implied. For example, participation in a contact sport usually implies consent to contact by other participants, when contact is permitted by the rules of the sport. Express consent exists when verbal or written contractual agreement occurs. If a person signs a document stating that he or
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Consent

Voluntary aggreement to medical care or treatment by one with the capacity to do so. All women must give consent for medical care during pregnancy and at the time of delivery.
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consent

consent, in law, active acquiescence or silent compliance by a person legally capable of consenting (see age of consent). It may be evidenced by words or acts or by silence when silence implies concurrence. Actual or implied consent is necessarily an element in every contract and every agreement. In...
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Consent

Agreement or sympathy in feeling or thought. -- V.F.
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Consent

An agreement to something proposed, and differs from assent. Consent supposes: 1. A physical power to act; 2. A moral power of acting; 3. A serious, determined, and free use of these powers.
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Consent

Acceptance ,agreement to an offer or proposal made by another person to perform an action with actual willingness and no pressure from anyone.
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Consent

In law, consent is understood to be a free and deliberate act of a rational being. It is invalidated by any undue means - intimidation, improper influence, or imposition - used to obtain it. The mentally incapable, children, etc, cannot give legal consent; neither can persons in a state of absolute drunkenness, though partial intoxication will not
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Consent

Your health care team must seek your permission (your consent) before you have an examination or treatment. See giving your consent section.
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