Question: Can a 15 year old date a 18 year old NZ?

Age of Consent in New Zealand New Zealand statutory rape law is violated when an individual has consensual sexual contact with a person under age 16. The age of consent is raised to age 18 if the offender is in a guardianship role.

Can an 18 year old date a 16 year old NZ?

Q– What is the age of sexual consent in NZ? A– The Age of Consent in New Zealand is 16 years old. Because there is no close-in-age exemption in New Zealand, it is possible for two individuals both under the age of 16 who willingly engage in intercourse to both be prosecuted for statutory rape, although this is rare.

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