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assent

Agreement by a minor or other person not competent, such as a child or cognitively impaired person, to give legally valid informed consent to participate in research.

The concept of assent is based on the assumption that while a child has sufficient capacity to understand a procedure and agree with parental decisions, he or she does not have the autonomy to request and consent to a procedure on his or her own.
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assent

Medical ethics Agreement by a minor or other person not competent to give legally valid informed consent–eg, a child or cognitively impaired person–to participate in research. Cf Informed consent.
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This second aspect provides us with an altogether different perspective, because it does not focus on whether we hold a certain belief or have assented to a certain impression in the past, but rather, it focuses on its availability (i.e., if it is within reach) (62), or if it conforms to the set of beliefs against which our future impressions will be evaluated (63).
Therefore, the reason why Epictetus' techniques of repetition do not stand in contradiction with his intellectualist approach to human action is that the goal of those techniques is not that the individual may see the truth of a certain impression, but rather that certain ideas (i.e., impressions which have been assented to and have thus become dogmata) be at hand, ready and available to become the background against which each new impression is to be tested (68).
In comparison, this not so in the case of critical assent, because the very act of examining our impressions makes it possible that the direction of the way we would otherwise have assented may well be inverted.
It stated further that it should be assented to because the PCN Bill 2017 clearly prohibits sale of drugs in unauthorised places, while it compels pharmacist to show more responsibility in their professional practice.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), in its own reaction called for immediate implementation of the new N30,000 national minimum wage as assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari; without further delay.
'Also, it is President Muhammadu Buhari that has assented to and brought into law the highest number of bills.
'Some may be that there is a drafting error which if assented to in the manner it is, will create ambiguity in the course of interpretation.
Enang added that the president's decisions were always in consultations with stakeholders, citing the Competition Commission Act which Mr President assented to about three months ago.
The NFIU was under the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the bill for its independence was assented to on July 11, 2018, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
However, he said Buhari has assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate like all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures eliminating possible discrimination as some use to want to have on its products and programmes.
He said the provisions of the Bill, if assented to, could be progressively implemented within the moratorium period by the Federal Government deploring certain policy measures to enable persons with disabilities to access the benefits provided by the Convention in Nigeria.
c) Some legislative drafting concerns which if Assented to in the form presented will create ambiguity and conflict in interpretation.