Over 18 dating law
The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered legally competent to agree to sexual activity with another person.
In Western Australia the age of consent is 16 years for both males and females.
Times have changed and age of majority in now 18 for both.
A complex series of laws come into play to answer your question because it involves what kind of contact, including verbal, so it is more than just sexual intercourse but sexual contact and or infuence, so yes, you could be charged with some sort of a crime/s by the fact that you had a relationship with a minor, from contributing to the delinquency of a minor to statory rape especially with an age gap of more than 2 years. 18 Illegal to have intercourse with minor (not a spouse) Well, if there is NO physical contact (fondling, groping or sex) then the parents can still do some things.
There are services that can help you with how you’re feeling, safe sex, relationships, sexual abuse and the law.
We advised Maddy that she is under the general age of consent for sex in New South Wales (the ages of consent in New South Wales and apply equally to straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual sex and to people of all genders).
This booklet provides information on what is meant by the age of consent to sexual activity and an overview of some of Canada’s laws on sexual assault, and other offences involving sexual exploitation. This is the age that criminal law recognizes the legal capacity of a young person to consent to sexual activity.
As stated, a reasonable person would reasonably expect it to be 16 considering the demonstrative evidence of many 16 year olds pregnant, with a family, in there own rented homes with a partner aged 18 that have been married by the state for decades.
Yet as we know, a 16 year old cant by a pornographic magazine that depicts the acts she/he probably engages in every night with there lawfully wedded partner.
If they want to, they can obtain a restraining order preventing you from seeing her.
If you see her without their permission - and without a restraining order - they can still see about charging you with contributing to the delinquency of a minor if she is disobeying them or sneaking away ... Bottomline is that if the parents do not want you two together, you risk jail by BEING together.