informed consent

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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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Under the Convention, exports of chemicals and pesticides on the list require the prior informed consent of the importing country.
Included among them are the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, which will require member nations to reduce or eliminate the production and use of 12 highly toxic compounds, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (PIC), which will seek to ensure that companies that export any of a designated set of hazardous chemicals obtain consent from importing nations before the shipments are received.
This convention, signed by 73 nations in 1998, is the formalization of a voluntary Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure, administered jointly by UNEP and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) since 1989.
This procedure is the heart of the new treaty, known as the Convention on Prior Informed Consent (PIC).