Entry #26: Equal age of consent in South Africa

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RegionSouth Africa
IssueEqual age of consent
Start DateDec 16, 2007
End Date(none)
DescriptionAs of December 14th 2007 all Age of consent is equal across the country.
Sourceshttps://www.gov.za/documents/criminal-law-sexual-offences-and-related-matters-amendment-act https://pridelegal.com/laws-za-htm/

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edited by Belmount. fixed status

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edited by Belmount. Edited the date, added description and added better sources

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Start DateDec 14, 2007Dec 16, 2007
DescriptionAs of December 14th 2007 all Age of consent is equal across the country.
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http://www.info.gov.za/view/DownloadFileAction?id=77866 https://www.gov.za/documents/criminal-law-sexual-offences-and-related-matters-amendment-act https://pridelegal.com/laws-za-htm/

created by brennen

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Start DateDec 14, 2007
End Date(none)
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "age of consent for homosexual couples is 18 years and it is much lower for heterosexual couples"