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Consent is words or conduct indicating a freely given, present, agreement to perform a particular sexual act with another person.

Consent can only be given by someone who: acts freely, voluntarily, and with knowledge of the nature of the act involved.

Consent cannot be given if someone:

Consent cannot be inferred from:


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May 5, 2009