Can I date a 16 year old UK?
The age of consent in the UK is 16.
This means that it’s against the law for someone to have sex with someone under the age of 16.
It wouldn’t be illegal for someone who’s 16 to have a relationship with someone who is 30 – unless that person is their teacher or in a position of authority..
Can a 16 year old date a 23 year old UK?
Yes, a 16 year old can date a 23 year old.
Is it OK for a 16 year old to date a 22 year old?
In some places, 16 is not a legal age to consent to a relationship that includes sex. So, it would be wise for the 22 year old to find someone his own age or wait a year or two until the person is 18 (or an emancipated minor). That way, there won’t be any legal trouble.
Is dating a 16 year old illegal?
Generally, it is not illegal for these two to date. Of course, any sexual activity is considered statutory rape, but if there is no sexual aspect to their relationship, then they are probably fine.
How old can a 16 year old date?
Federal law makes it criminal to engage in a sexual act with another person who is between the age of 12 and 16 if they are at least four years younger than you. Each state takes a different approach as the age of consent has ranged from 10 to 18.