Question: Can a 16 year old date someone under 16?

As long as you are aware of the risks, the best judge is you. There arent any laws around being in a non-sexual relationship where one person is under 18 and the other over. Once you turn 16 its not illegal for someone to have sex with you no matter how old they are.

Is it illegal for a 16 year old to date?

In New South Wales, the age of consent is fixed by law at 16 for both heterosexual and homosexual sex. It is important to understand that it is not a crime for children under 16 to have sex! The law criminalises people who have sex with under-16-year-olds.

The answer is No and No. A 15 year old cannot legally have sex with ANYONE. The 16 year old could. This means that the 16 year old can be charged with statutory rape and sentenced as a sex offender requiring among other things

Is 13 dating a 16 year old illegal?

The question as phrased, the answer is no. It is not legal. If the 16 year old engages in any sexual conduct with the 13 year old, they could face statutory rape charges and the parental consent assuming there was any would have no bearing

Can a 30 year-old date a 16 year-old?

This means that its against the law for someone to have sex with someone under the age of 16. It wouldnt be illegal for someone whos 16 to have a relationship with someone who is 30 – unless that person is their teacher or in a position of authority.

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