Age laws dating canada
That person might be a teacher, probation officer, law enforcement official, hospital worker, counselor or a youth group leader.
Any of these people will have committed a crime when they engage in sexual conduct with an individual they have authority over, even if that person is above the age of consent.
But the law includes a "close-in-age exception," meaning 14- and 15-year-olds can have sex with someone who is less than five years older.
The Tories said they raised the age, in part, to deal with internet predators.
If your date is below the legal age of consent, you could be charged with statutory rape, even if the sex is consensual.
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For example, in Iowa a person may consent to sex at age 14 provided their partner is no more than 48 months older.