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Consent occurs when one person voluntarily agrees to the proposal or desires of another. It is a term of common speech, with specific definitions as used in such fields as the law, medicine, research, and sexual relationships.
Types of consent include implied consent, expressed consent, informed consent and unanimous consent. Consent as understood in specific contexts may differ from its everyday meaning. For example, a person with a mental disorder, a low mental age, or under the legal age of sexual consent may willingly engage in a sexual act that still fails to meet the legal threshold for consent as defined by applicable law. United Nations agencies and initiatives in sex education programs believe that teaching the topic of consent as part of a comprehensive sexuality education is beneficial.

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    NSW Daily Mail used my Facebook photo without consent. Is this legal?

    I have found an image that has been used by The Daily Mail to have been taken from my Facebook. My question is even though this is a Public Image I did not consent or give any authority or permission to anyone to use my photos and furthermore publish them in regards to a story. In addition to...
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    NSW About CONSENT ORDERS

    Right back to forums again as the hearing is 28/07, 9:30am, but received consent orders from ex solicitor just now in 27/07 . Most of items are disagreed, the only one I guess I have to agree with is according child dispute conference memorandum, the case officer recommended initial supervised...
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    Spouse has withdrawn $20k from Super under covid arrangements prior to signing consent order

    I am married but living separated under one roof. My ex has withdrawn two lots of $10k super under the current covid arrangements. He did not tell me he was going to do this, has not shared any of it/or put any of it aside for me as part of our consent order/divorce. I don't know if he has it in...
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    How should we document a variation to consent orders?

    Hi gang - back with another question in our family matter. I have a feeling we'll need to re-engage our solicitor for advice on this one but it would be good to get some group think so we can go into that meeting ready to share the right information and ask the right questions. So: consent...
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    QLD Consent order - join tenants

    Hi, it my partner doesn’t sign consent orders what happens? regards, Palmer
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    QLD Interpretation of consent orders - holiday time

    My ex and I lodged consent orders that began in February. It has not been an amicable process. The orders state: 4. The children are to live with the Mother. 5. Unless otherwise agreed in writing between the Mother and Father, the children are to spend time with the Father as follows; (a)...
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    Parental Responsibility - Consent Orders

    Evening everyone, Some further history in other posts, however, are seeking some advice please regarding applying to vary consent orders. The existing orders are very brief and only include a few items which refer to - Parents have shared Parental responsibility - child lives with mother -...
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    NSW Making Amendments to Application for Consent Orders

    Hi, Bit of back story: Was with my ex for 5 years and had a child together in 2017. Having multiple break ups and reconciling, our relationship officially ended in Feb 2020 after he physically assaulted me. This was all caught on voice recording and he was told at the time it was being...
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    QLD Authorisation Docs / Consent for Travel with non-biological parent/carer

    In the following situation, what documentation should be given by biological parents, to allow for travel and parenting decisions? What if the parent cannot be located? Situation is: - Mother of two daughters (to different fathers), living on her own, is unable to continue caring for the...
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    Variation to consent orders - threshold for change?

    Just after some thoughts and advice on seeking variation to consent orders. Orders were signed by consent late last year, following several years of disagreement about where children would go to school. Dad conceded to ex’s choice of private school, with a notation that school fees and...