Entry #276: Equal age of consent in Indonesia

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RegionIndonesia
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusUnequal
Start Date1974
End DateOct 15, 2019
DescriptionThe age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.
Sourceshttp://www.ageofconsent.com/indonesia.htm
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed


Revision History (4)

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Unequal
Value SpecialAmbiguousUnequal
Start DateOct 15, 20191974
End Date(NONE)Oct 15, 2019
NoteEqualized under the child protection act, for both homosexual and heterosexual activity is 18 years old . However under the Indonesian Penal code the minimum age of consent for heterosexual activity is minimum 15 years old, whereas the age of consent for homosexual activity is 18 years old. In 2019, the marriageable age for a heterosexual marriage is equalized to 19 years old for both males and females. The age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.
Show Difference
Equalized under the child protection act, for both homosexual and heterosexual activity is 18 years old . However under the Indonesian Penal code the minimum age of consent for heterosexual activity is minimum 15 years old, whereas the age of consent for homosexual activity is 18 years old. In 2019, the marriageable age for a heterosexual marriage is equalized to 19 years old for both males and females. The age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.
Sourceshttps://jdihn.go.id/files/4/2019uu016.pdfhttp://www.ageofconsent.com/indonesia.htm
Show Difference
https://jdihn.go.id/files/4/2019uu016.pdf http://www.ageofconsent.com/indonesia.htm

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
Start DateOct 14, 2019Oct 15, 2019

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value New Value
ValueUnequal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
Start Date1974Oct 14, 2019
End DateOct 14, 2019(NONE)
NoteThe age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.Equalized under the child protection act, for both homosexual and heterosexual activity is 18 years old . However under the Indonesian Penal code the minimum age of consent for heterosexual activity is minimum 15 years old, whereas the age of consent for homosexual activity is 18 years old. In 2019, the marriageable age for a heterosexual marriage is equalized to 19 years old for both males and females.
Show Difference
The age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18. Equalized under the child protection act, for both homosexual and heterosexual activity is 18 years old . However under the Indonesian Penal code the minimum age of consent for heterosexual activity is minimum 15 years old, whereas the age of consent for homosexual activity is 18 years old. In 2019, the marriageable age for a heterosexual marriage is equalized to 19 years old for both males and females.
Sourceshttp://www.ageofconsent.com/indonesia.htmhttps://jdihn.go.id/files/4/2019uu016.pdf
Show Difference
http://www.ageofconsent.com/indonesia.htm https://jdihn.go.id/files/4/2019uu016.pdf

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

Old Value (Original) New Value
Start Date(NONE)1974
End Date(NONE)Oct 14, 2019
NoteThe age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16, respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.The age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.
Show Difference
The age of consent for males and females engaged in heterosexual activity is 19 and 16, respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18. 16 in a marriage respectively. For homosexual activity, the age of consent is 18.
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "No specific rule about homosexual age of consent"
  • Status is not correct "Should be ambiguous as the age is different, but not necessarily negatively as implied by unequal. "

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