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informed consent

Consent given after being provided with fair and full disclosure of all the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision after weighing the relative pros and cons of the situation and the possibility of realistic alternatives.Real estate agents may sometimes represent both buyers and sellers in the same transaction if all parties agree after informed consent.

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If assisted suicide should be legal for people with severe health problems, logically, it should be legal for all consenting adults.
The High Court had on July 2, 2009 declared the penal provision (under Section 377 of Indian Penal Code) for gay sex among consenting adults in private as unconstitutional which was earlier a criminal offence punishable with up to life imprisonment.
Kaushal contended that the armed forces be impleaded in the case, as their stand is contrary to the Delhi High Court verdict, which decriminalised gay sex among consenting adults in private.
A YOU know me - anything between two consenting adults goes.
The power of their collaboration reminded everyone of the possibilities of deep, long-term commitment between two people of the same sex; it also proved that even a large difference in age is no impediment to lasting love between two consenting adults.
Invitations to cigar evenings held by members of one famous London club have already been cancelled because enticing consenting adults to smoke on private premises will, technically, become a criminal offence.
It all sounds very sleazy to me, but I presume you're all consenting adults and what you and your chums do is your business.
At the very least this means no gay marriage, but it doesn't mean jailing consenting adults.
The sexual activity of two consenting adults is their own business and, perhaps, that of one's spouse.
Gay campaigners claim that those old laws should be scrapped now because the "offenders" are consenting adults.
However, if a group of consenting adults and members of a private club decide to allow smoking but are then denied what I feel is their right, this is absurd.
Sodomy statutes generally prohibit oral and anal sex, even between consenting adults.