Entry #3019: Equal age of consent in Bahamas

Current Version

RegionBahamas
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusUnequal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionSet at 16 years for straight couples, and 18 years for same-sex couples.
Sourceshttp://www.oas.org/dil/Sexual_Offences_and_Domestic_Violence_Act_Bahamas.pdf https://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/bahamas-lgbti-resources http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf


Revision History (4)

Revision by beeurd

Old Value New Value (Current)
NoteSet at 16 years for straight couples. and 18 years for lgbt community.Set at 16 years for straight couples, and 18 years for same-sex couples.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttp://www.oas.org/dil/Sexual_Offences_and_Domestic_Violence_Act_Bahamas.pdf https://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/bahamas-lgbti-resources http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
NoteEqualization of age of consent pending.Set at 16 years for straight couples. and 18 years for lgbt community.
Reports (2)
  • Other "The age of consent is straight across the board whether straight or not."
  • Status is not correct

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
NoteNoEqualization of age of consent pending.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
SourcesNo http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Legal age for LGBT consent is 18 in The Bahamas."

Ausyk created this entry.