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Are all consent given for medical treatment valid?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta,  09 October 2018
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According to Section 10 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, an agreement is a contract when it is made for some consideration, between parties who are competent, with their free consent and for a lawful object. Thus, for the purpose of entering into a contract, free consent is one of the essential.According to Section 14 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, consent is said to be free when it is not caused by coercion, undue influence, fraud, misrepresentation and mistake.Thus, if the patient or his guardian gives consent u
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