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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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25) Factual consent constitutes legal consent when it is given under circumstances that would provide a "complete or partial criminal defense[]" to another individual (hereinafter "A" for actor) having done some act to S.
Part III concludes the book by revisiting decisions and doctrines previously discussed in the text so as to summarize ways in which courts have perpetrated and perpetuated doctrinal confusions by conflating concepts of factual consent with concepts of legal consent.
Statutory rape is non-forced, mutually consenting intercourse where the state has declared an inappropriate age discrepancy between partners and denied legal consent.
As a result we have decided not to dispense to those under the age of 16 - the age of legal consent.
Mounting the legal challenge, the Foundation for Children, Youth, and the Law staged a successful campaign to lower the Canadian age of legal consent for homosexual acts to 14.
At issue is a provision which the neurologists say means the exclusion from trials of adults who are not able to give legal consent, unless the product will be of direct benefit to the patient.
Those scholars who emphasize legal consent generally limit their discussion to issues surrounding the need to protect patients from "fraudulent misrepresentation"; that is, to whether the patient was well enough informed to have given a true and valid consent to the procedure.
However, despite the legal consent and the successful experiences of some municipalities in cooperating with the private sector, this fiscal resource remains under-utilized.
Your entry in the Register provides legal consent for the donation of your organs.
Hutchison married Courtney Stodden when she was only 16 years old after she got legal consent from her parents to enter a "pure union" with the actor.
Thirteen, however, is below the age of legal consent in Oregon.