The age at which a person is legally capable of consenting to sexual interactions.
Age that you have to be to touch your special friend without either of you getting into trouble.
the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union
Age at which it is legal to have penetrative sex (16 in the UK).
The age at which a person may legally consent to sexual relations. Sex with someone below the age of consent is statutory rape. Click here for a list of various ages of consent from the United States and around the world. There may be more than one age of consent. In some states, there is one age of consent for heterosexual relations and a higher one for homosexual relations. In some states, the law considers the relative ages of the participants. For example, it might be statutory rape for a 19 year old to have sex with a 15 year old but not for a 16 year old to have sex with a 15 year old, even if the age of consent is 16. In most states, the age of consent is for both sexes, although in some states the law still retains statutory rape as a crime against females only. Mistake in age is not a defense in most cases, so you can be guilty of a crime even if your partner tells you he or she is of legal age.
The age at which a person is judged capable in law of consenting to sexual intercourse (generally, 16 for females, 18 for males).
The minimum age for marrying and sexual contact (varies from state-to-state).
the age at which a person can marry without parental permission
The age when someone is by law considered old enough to decide to have sex. In Canada, the age of consent is 14 years of age.
While the phrase age of consent typically does not appear in legal statutes, when used with reference to criminal law the age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be capable of legally giving informed consent to any contract or behaviour regulated by law with another person. This article refers specifically to those laws regulating sexual acts. This should not be confused with the age of majority, age of criminal responsibility, or the marriageable age.
Age of Consent (1969) is the penultimate feature film directed by British film-maker Michael Powell. It was the film debut of Dame Helen Mirren.Based on the 1935 novel by Norman Lindsay.
Age of Consent is a song by New Order. It appears on their 1983 album Power, Corruption and Lies. It is featured in the trailer of the 2006 film Marie-Antoinette.