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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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If shareholders do not have the right to act by written consent, (14) they must wait until the next annual meeting--which may be up to twelve months away--before taking such action.
"This goes against the Central Bank's Code of Practice which says 'a loan secured by the mortgage of residential property may not be transferred without the written consent of the borrower'."
Informational texts require prior express consent, whereas marketing texts require prior express written consent. The key point is that both require prior express consent, and the only difference is that marketing texts require written consent.
The owner of the apartment has right to evict the tenant for sub-leasing the rented premises without the written consent of the owner in accordance with Article 25 (1) (a) of the Amended Rent Law, which states: "The landlord may seek eviction of the tenant from the real property before the expiry of the lease contract where the tenant sublets the real property or any part thereof without obtaining the landlord's written approval.
Underaged marriages in Selangor can only be performed with the written consent and approval of the shariah judge in the state.
Grandpoint's stockholders approved the proposed transaction by written consent, with the solicitation period for the written consent of Grandpoint's stockholders ending on May 21, 2018.
An effective form of communication is to follow up client meetings or discussions with documentation and written consent to ensure that both you and the client are proceeding with the same expectations and assumptions.
Moreover, Grandpoint's stockholders approved the proposed transaction by written consent, with the solicitation period for the written consent of Grandpoint's stockholders ending on May 21, 2018.
A15-1320 In re Sayaovong (Original Jurisdiction) http://mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/Appellate/Supreme%20Court/Standard%20Opinions/OPA151320-032818.pdf     Criminal   Miranda Interrogation At issue here was whether police officers violated an arrestee's Fifth Amendment right when, after the arrestee invoked his privilege against self-incrimination, the officers later asked him if he was willing to sign a written consent to the taking of a DNA sample and explained to him, when questioned, why they sought the sample.
Citing the HPCSA's ethical rules of conduct, MM states that 'confidential information about a deceased patient should only be divulged with the written consent of his or her next of kin or the executor of his or her estate, failing which such information ought to be disclosed in terms of a statute or court order or the disclosure if justified in the public interest.' [6] Neither the HPCSA rule [6] nor the dictionary [7] provides a clear definition of next-of-kin.
Ash Grove Cement Co.'s previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger with CRH plc, under which CRH plc will acquire Ash Grove, has been approved by stockholders holding more than a majority of the outstanding voting stock, acting by written consent.
It was concluded that the dental practitioners of Lahore have a good awareness about questions concerning patients' informed consent but a considerable number of participants was not using written consent as a routine procedure.