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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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It explains the weighing process that courts use in deciding whether to enforce a standard form agreement, while supported by proofs of express consent, bears marks of hypothetical, implied, and (after the fact) express unconsent.
However, CPAs historically have been legally required to maintain the privacy of all non-public financial information provided to them by a client unless the client gives express consent for any sharing of information.
402 PADAVAN Prohibits any executive officer of the state from concurring in, or consenting to, any determination of by the United States Secretary of the Interior that allowing a gaming establishment on newly acquired Indian lands would be in the best interest of the Indian tribe and not detrimental to the surrounding community, without the express consent of the state legislature by statute or resolution.
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The main alternative to express consent is a policy of "presumed consent.
Express consent is given either as written or oral communication.
Civil liberties groups oppose it saying that it could infringe upon personal privacy and the European Commission says tracking should be used only with the express consent of the mobile phone user.
At the end of the term, the agreement may be renewed either upon the express consent of the parties or, in some eases, automatically--unless either party provides the other party with notice of non-renewal.
29(a) prohibits a practitioner from representing a client before the IRS if the representation involves a conflict of interest, except with the express consent of all directly interested parties after full disclosure.
Flatley did so against her will, without legal justification, without her implied or express consent and despite her repeated pleas and cries during the rape, demanding that he stop and not touch her.
Section 211 (a)(1) limits the right to register or renew a trademark, trade name or commercial name used in connection with a confiscated business or asset unless express consent is given by the original owner or the bona fide successor-in-interest to the registration/renewal.
The statute, which took effect at the beginning of this year, bars certain companies from collecting personal data about a person without his or her express consent or a warrant.