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in medicine, a patient's written consent to a surgical or medical procedure or other course of treatment, given after the physician has told the patient all of the potential benefits, risks, and alternatives involved. Informed consent is also required for participation in clinical studies. The concept of informed consent is based on the principle that a physician has a duty to disclose to a patient information that allows the patient to make a reasonable decision regarding his or her own treatment. There is debate over whether special populations, such as children and the mentally ill, can really be considered to have given informed consent.
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Misguided reform: Regulating consensual sexual activity between adolescents in South African law from a gender perspective.
The death was then considered a suicide and the defendant was referred to the court on the charge of having illicit consensual sex.
In reducing the sentence, she said she was treating the case on the basis that all the acts were consensual.
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* Has the victim recently engaged in consensual sex?
Akbar on Friday said they had a "consensual relationship", even as his wife accused Gogoi of lying.
Namely, after the enlargement of the parliamentary majority with PDSH and Afrim Gashi's BESA movement, Prime Minister Zaev had only a condition for their inclusion--to support the consensual candidate of the parliamentary majority for president.
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The woman, who alleged almost two weeks ago that she was gang-raped by 12 Israelis, is facing charges of public mischief after she reportedly confessed under questioning that her encounter with the teenagers was consensual. Their ages range from 15 to 18.
However, legislation does not explicitly criminalise consensual sexual conduct between adolescents.
Jurors at Wolverhampton Crown Court deliberated for around two hours before unanimously acquitting Williams, who told the jury he had consensual sex with the woman in the city in December, 2016.
He had told the jury he had consensual sex with the woman in his hotel room in December 2016.

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