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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.

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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15) "'Faith' properly speaking is when someone assents to those things which he does not see.
Following Augustine, Aquinas says that faith in the broadest sense is just assent to the unseen, by contrast with assent to what one sees to be true.
In this case the assent of the president is not required," the lawmaker told Sudan Tribune .
b) Should the President withhold assent to the Bill and give reasons within the aforementioned thirty days, the Bill shall be re-introduced to the Assembly to consider the observations of the President.
Instead of following what happened in those years, the Succession to the Throne Act, 2013 is fundamentally different because it gives assent to an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which it acknowledges does not extend to Canada.
2) Therefore, when the Canadian Parliament passed the Succession to the Throne Act, 1937 it did not merely assent to the passage of the British act.
Although he takes great pains to show that external factors cannot possibly determine our thoughts and actions, given that our interaction with them is always mediated by our impressions and assents, he does not, in doing so, erase every source of determination; he just moves it from the outside to the interior of the mind.
This epistemological state of affairs, especially as it came into view in his correspondence with Froude, underlies not only the content of Newman's Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent, but, as I shall go on to explain, its form as well.
To use the birth control issue, I think there are a lot of Catholics who don't withhold assent, they simply ignore it.
a) A person or electronic agent manifests assent to a record or term in a record if the person, acting with knowledge of, or after having an opportunity to review the record or term, or the electronic agent, after having had an opportunity to review:
P]: Peter honestly(3) assents to "Hellman [the pianist] lives in
The Gujarat Private Universities Amendment Bill, 2011: Assent given after 8 months.