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express consent

A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent). As defined in the UK, express consent constitutes formal permission to undergo a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, or to allow use of personally identifiable information for research, epidemiology, financial audit or administration, publication and/or to release into the public domain. Without express consent, use of such materials is limited to teaching and training.

ex·press con·sent

(eks-pres kŏn-sent)
To convey in writing, by gesture, or verbally the agreement or permission of a patient to receive treatment.
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Rubio's asked the FCC to confirm that callers who obtain prior express consent from a called party are not liable under the TCPA for disseminating informational communications to telephone numbers that have been reassigned without the caller's knowledge.
Jason Steane, aged 32, of St Margaret's Road, Lower Stoke, Coventry, using or threatening unlawful violence, community punishment order for 200 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.
Among other things, the TCPA generally prohibits text messages, autodialed/pre-recorded voice calls to cell phones and pre-recorded voice calls to residential land lines unless the caller has "prior express consent.
For example an advertisement on the building or in a forecourt of a business premise may remain for five years, whereas a hoarding for which express consent has not been granted can only remain for three years.
He granted the order in the terms requested by Mr Dunn, banning motorcycles from using the land around the castle without the express consent of the owner, with the warning that anyone breaching the order risked a fine or prison sentence.
On November 2, 2010 and December 17, 2010 two national class action lawsuits were filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California alleging that the Company's subsidiaries violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by calling consumers' cellular phones without their prior express consent.
A dismissal with or without the express consent of the accused will be a bar to the subsequent prosecution of the accused for the same offense,' read the resolution.
The customer has to give express consent for the use of data generated in the vehicle, he continues.
In the GroupMe Order, the FCC clarified that text-based social networks may send administrative text messages confirming consumers' interest in joining text message groups, without violating the TCPA, when consumers give express consent to participate in the group, even when that consent is conveyed to the text-based social network by an intermediary.
Roy Thomas attacks faith groups because they oppose, on principle, the taking of organs without express consent while supporting the voluntary generosity of donating organs after brain death.
There are many questions to be asked, such as: Have the concepts of deemed consent and express consent been explained clearly enough in the bill?
He also noted that direct foreign action in Pakistan without the express consent of the Pakistan government could significantly undermine the country's authority against extremism and the war on terror.