Entry #12699: Equal age of consent in Liverpool

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RegionLiverpool
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusEqual
Start DateAug 1, 2001
End Date(none)
DescriptionOn November 30, 2000 a bill was signed to make the ages of consent equitable, regardless of gender. The law came into effect on August 1, 2001. The age of consent for men who have sex with men was reduced from 18 to 16, on par with different sex individuals.
Sourceshttp://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_home/hate_crime_domestic_violence_and_criminal_law/2647.asp


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created by Macie

Original entry
StatusEqual
Start DateAug 1, 2001
End Date(none)
DescriptionOn November 30, 2000 a bill was signed to make the ages of consent equitable, regardless of gender. The law came into effect on August 1, 2001. The age of consent for men who have sex with men was reduced from 18 to 16, on par with different sex individuals.
Sourceshttp://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_home/hate_crime_domestic_violence_and_criminal_law/2647.asp