Entry #1184: Equal age of consent in British Columbia

Current Version

RegionBritish Columbia
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusEqual
Start DateJun 21, 2019
End Datenow
DescriptionEqual age of consent at 16. Previously, anal sex was set at 18.
Sourceshttps://www.parl.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=en&Mode=1&billId=9745407


Revision History (2)

Revision by aidanwelsford

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueUnequalEqual
Start Date2008-05-012019-06-21
NoteVaginal sex- 16 years, Anal sex- 18 years. Canadian Criminal Law Code amended, raising age of consent to vaginal sex from 14 to 16.Equal age of consent at 16. Previously, anal sex was set at 18.
Sourceshttp://canadaonline.about.com/od/canadianlaw/g/ageofconsent.htmhttps://www.parl.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=en&Mode=1&billId=9745407

Revision by aidanwelsford

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteVaginal sex- 16 years, Anal sex- 18 years.Vaginal sex- 16 years, Anal sex- 18 years. Canadian Criminal Law Code amended, raising age of consent to vaginal sex from 14 to 16.

aidanwelsford created this entry.