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consent,

in law, active acquiescence or silent compliance by a person legally capable of consenting (see age of consentage of consent,
the age at which, according to the law, persons are bound by their words and acts. There are different ages at which one acquires legal capacity to consent to marriage, to choose a guardian, to conclude a contract, and the like.
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). 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 contractcontract,
in law, a promise, enforceable by law, to perform or to refrain from performing some specified act. In a general sense, all civil obligations fall under tort or contract law.
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 and every agreement. In criminal charges, the consent of the party injured (if not obtained by fraudfraud,
in law, willful misrepresentation intended to deprive another of some right. The offense, generally only a tort, may also constitute the crime of false pretenses. Frauds are either actual or constructive.
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 or duressduress
, in law, actual or threatened violence or imprisonment, by reason of which a person is forced to enter into an agreement or to perform some other act against his will.
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) is a defense for the accused, unless a third party or the state is injured.

consent

age of consent the lowest age at which the law recognizes the right of a person to consent to sexual intercourse
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Remember, OSHA itself says that an employer must provide express consent before any drone activity can occur.
Hassan highlighted that the charges collected through mobile phone bills, which were suspended by the apex court on Oct 16, 2018, could only be deposited in the dams fund with the express consent of the mobile phone users from whom these amounts were illegally charged.
Johnson is seeking financial damages and a court order to prohibit Trump "from grabbing, kissing or otherwise assaulting or harassing women without prior express consent."
That deal includes an "affirmative express consent" agreement and a promise from Facebook it will avoid "misrepresentations about the privacy or security of consumers' personal information."
Under clause 4.3.1 of ICC's anti-racism code, a case - if ICC and both the players express consent - can be settled thru conciliation without anyone facing disciplinary action.
He said the legal jeopardy rule applies only 'upon a valid indictment before a competent court, after the accused has been arraigned, the accused having entered a valid plea, and the case was dismissed or terminated without the express consent of the accused.'
The Cypriot diplomat said this "constitutes a violation by Turkey of the sovereign rights of Cyprus under international law and, in particular, the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the relevant provisions of which have long been crystallized into customary international law." "Turkey has no legal standing whatsoever to conduct exploration activities with respect to the natural resources of the island without the express consent of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus," Korneliou added.
More specifically, through the pre-selection of the "Active Platform" function Facebook pre-sets the ability of its users to access websites and external apps using their FB accounts, thus allowing the transmission of their data to the single websites / apps, without any express consent. Facebook then reiterates the opt-out pre-selection mechanism, with respect to data sharing, whenever users access third-party websites / apps, including games, using their Facebook accounts.
The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said the proposal was complicated and burdensome, while the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) said the move would be unlawful without express consent from the borrowers.
"I am curious to see if that provision has any real impact and if medical providers will feel comfortable disclosing even without express consent," she says.
figure By NDUNGU GACHANE A group of residents of Gatanga Constituency wants Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko arrested and prosecuted over the alleged sale of water from Murang'a without their express consent. class="MsoNormalThe residents of the constituency in Murang'a County have asked the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to arrest Mr Sonko and top managers of Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company (Nawasco).