- Medical Consent
- Parent Or Guardian Consent
- Forms Of Consent
- Consent Letter
- Informed Consent Form
- Athletic Participation
- Letter Of Consent
- Background Checks
- Written Publications And Books
- Health Disclosures
- Hunting Or Fishing
- Medical Treatment
- Entertainment, Movies Or Photography
- Photograph Use
- Psychological Testing
- Reproduce Images
- Reproduce Recordings
- Safe Deposit Box Access
- Medical Records Release
- Hospital Records
- Emergency Medical Treatment Authorization Form For Minor
- Consent To Background Check And Credit References
- Tenant Background And References Check
- Employment History Release
- Medical Treatment
- School Field Trips
- Internet Use
- Parental Travel Permission
Who Needs Consent Forms
Forms of consent are requested by many different types of users, for example:
- 1. A letter of consent is often requested from the parent or guardian of a minor child by a school or library, such as to participate in Internet use, field trip, or athletic participation.
- 2. A landlord may need consent to a tenant background and credit check.
- 3. An employer may seek employment history and criminal background check consent.
- 4. A hospital will require informed consent for certain procedures, and HIPAA and other medical consent and medical records regulations apply.
- 5. An author, model, or photographer may need consent for use of books and written publications, photograph use, or permission to reproduce images.
- 6. Local laws may require consent from a minor child for tattoos.
- 7. Parking garages may require a consent or release form to be signed.
Law Governing Consent Forms
In some settings, health for example, primarily state and local health laws will govern informed consent for emergency medical procedures medical records, health disclosures, medical treatment, psychological tests, and other medical consent forms. Federal law may also apply to medical consent, such as HIPAA laws.
In other types of written consent, there may be a policy in place by the entity involved requiring written permission, such as a school requiring minor child permission for a field trip or emergency medical treatment, a landlord requiring a tenant background check consent, or an employer seeking employment information about employment history, criminal background check, or credit check. In such cases, the private policy of the agencies or corporations involved will govern.
Consent may be created for purely business purposes, such as licensing rights to photograph use, reproduce images, reproduce recordings, books and written publications, and copyrighted material. In order to engage in more dangerous activities like athletic participation, hunting and fishing, etc., a consent or release form may be required to limit liability for risk inherent in the activity. In such transactions, principles of contract law will apply.