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consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved

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Prosecutor Rosalind Scott Bell said Venter knew that the girl was only 14 and under the age of legal consent.
21) However, the legal consent must be provided by the parent or guardian concerned or other legally competent person.
Under the common law, (judge-made law where cases are decided on the basis of prior decisions) a minor is allowed to give his or her own legal consent to treatment provided he or she has capacity.
Though the student was of legal consent age, Jennings was assailed by, among others, Karl Rove, who told Fox News host Sean Hannity in October that Jennings was "queering elementary school curricula"; Rush Limbaugh compared him to Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty to raping a 13-year-old girl.
Several of the copycat displays have drawn criticism from ethicists, human rights organizations, and religious groups due to the absence of evidence showing body donation and legal consent of those on display.
While contestant retains copyright and ownership of his/her original work, it is understood that all submissions become the property of VisitPittsburgh which has the legal right to use, publish, reproduce and give legal consent to others to use the photograph.
Of great interest to many health care providers, scientists, ethicists, and families is the question of whether or not presymptomatic tests should be offered to those under the age of legal consent.
The Comment will close with a proposed framework for permitting legal consent to SM sex while maintaining practical limits on this consent.
Brett Oils Limited admitted breaching its legal Consent to Discharge into the Tyne.