Definition - What does Consent mean?

The term consent may be defined as the voluntary agreement to someone’s judgment or opinion. It may also be defined as the act of agreement (voluntary) to a proposal. The type of agreement includes almost everything from contracts to sexual relationships.

Justipedia explains Consent

There are many types of consent. Implied consent, unanimous consent, and informed consent are commonly used types. A common example of consent is where a boxer can’t complain about being punched too hard or in the nose by the opponent.

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