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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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The court acknowledged that a reasonable fact finder could determine that the plaintiff never gave express consent because she never provided her phone number.
Simply put, this says you can't autodial or deliver voice or text messages to a customer's mobile number without his or her prior express consent.
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You will also want to establish procedures for obtaining express consent, for maintaining lists of recipients who fall under implied consent, and for removing recipients when implied consent expires.
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A developer can get express consent for an advertisement by applying to the local council.
The new EU rules ban airlines from adding "optional" additional charges without passengers' express consent.
Grosvenor Chemicals Ltd, express consent for the storage and use of hazardous substances at Grosvenor site, Lees Mill Lane, Linthwaite.
There shall be no deviation from this scheme otherwise than with the express consent of the local planning authority.
Mark Edward Beaufoy, aged 37, of Edward Bailey Close, Ernesford Grange, Coventry, using or threatening unlawful violence, community punishment order for 120 hours and ordered not to enter any licensed premises in the city of Coventry for one year unless he obtains the express consent of the licensee, his servant or agent.
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Doctors helped people to die, and they often did so without the express consent of anybody.