Effective consent definition

Effective consent means words or actions that show an active, knowing and voluntary agreement to engage in mutually agreed-upon sexual activity. Effective consent cannot be gained by force, by ignoring or acting in spite of the objections of another, or by taking advantage of the incapacitation of another, where the actor knows or reasonably should have known of such incapacitation. Effective consent is also lacking when the activity in question exceeds the scope of effective consent previously given.
Effective consent means assent in fact, whether express or apparent, including assent by one legally authorized to act for another. Consent is not effective when:
Effective consent means consent obtained by means other than coercion or deception.

Examples of Effective consent in a sentence

Effective consent must be obtained for each instance and each escalation of sexual activity.

Effective consent may not be given by minors less than 16 years old.

A person who initially consents to sexual activity is deemed not to have consented to any sexual activity that occurs after he or she withdraws consent.• Effective consent may not exist when there is a disparity in power between the parties (e.g., faculty/student, supervisor/employee).

Effective consent is the basis of the analysis applied to unwelcome sexual contact.

Effective consent is informed, freely and actively given, mutually understandable words or actions which indicate a willingness to participate in mutually agreed upon sexual activity.


More Definitions of Effective consent

Effective consent means consent by a person legally authorized to act for the owner. Consent is not effective if it is:
Effective consent means consent obtained by means other than physical force, coercion, or deception.
Effective consent means words or actions that show a knowing and voluntary agreement to engage in mutually agreed-upon sexual activity. Effective consent is absent when the activity in question exceeds the scope of effective consent previously given. Consent is a free and clearly given yes, not the absence of a no, and cannot be received when a person is incapacitated by alcohol or drugs.
Effective consent means assent in fact, whether express or apparent, and includes consent by a person legally authorized to act for the owner. Consent is not effective if induced by force, threats, deception or coercion.
Effective consent means the consent of a person authorized to act, or whom the shooter reasonably believed was so authorized.
Effective consent means words or actions that show a knowing and voluntary agreement to engage in mutually agreed-upon sexual activity. Effective consent is absent when the activity in question exceeds the scope of effective consent previously given.
Effective consent means consent other than consent induced by physical force, a coercive threat, or deception.