Age o consent

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The age o consent is the age win a bodie cin legally agree tae sex.[1] It disnae mak a bodie an adult in law, an isnae the age o majority.[2]

In the Unitit Kinrick, the age o consent is 16 yeir auld; this is the warldwide average.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "What is the Age of Consent to Sexual Intercourse?" (in Inglis). AVERT. Retrieved 2 Februar 2015.
  2. Garner, Bryan A. (2001). A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (in Inglis). Oxford University Press. p. 38. ISBN 978-0-19-514236-5.
  3. "The Convention on the Rights of the Child" (in Inglis). UNICEF. Retrieved 2 Februar 2015.
  4. Emily Dugan (17 November 2013). "'Confused' messages: an emotive debate reignites about the UK's age of consent" (in Inglis). independent.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 10 Mey 2015. Retrieved 8 Februar 2015.