Sex and the Law

There are some laws on sex and sexual behavior that are designed to keep everyone safe- especially the young and the vulnerable groups.

Every person has the right to be safe in their relationships, and free from verbal or physical violence or intimidation.

Age Of Consent

Age of consent refers to the age at which a person is legally allowed to decide to have sex

Will I Be Reported

You can access sexual health advice and services even if you are under the age of 18

Will They Tell My Parents

If you‘re under 16 and need sexual health advice and services, your parents won’t always be informed

Persons In A Position Of Trust

If a person has sex with someone under the age of 18 over whom they have a position of trust, this is an offense

Rape And Sexual Assault

Anyone can be a victim of sexual violence. If it has happened to you, you are not to be blamed

Public Decency

Indecent exposure or indecent conduct in a public place is an offense

Domestic Abuse

There are different types of domestic abuse and it can come from partners or ex-partners, male and female

Revenge Porn

There are different types of domestic abuse and it can come from partners, or ex-partners, male or female