Entry #567: Equal age of consent in Chile

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RegionChile
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusUnequal
Start DateSep 8, 2014
End Datenow
DescriptionAge of consent for same sex is 18, for different sex is 14.
Sourceshttp://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1984
Reports (2)
  • Other "Source in Spanish http://www.movilh.cl/tribunal-constitucional-relaciones-lesbicas-son-legales-desde-los-14-anos-y-las-gays-desde-los-18/"
  • Other "In 1999, the age of consent was set at 14 for heterosexual sex. Homosexual acts were decriminalized in 1999, with an age of consent of 18. In 2011, the Tribunal Constitucional de Chile confirmed that the age of consent is 14 for heterosexual relations, as well as for lesbian relations, but it is 18 for male homosexual relations."


Revision History (1)

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueEqualUnequal
Start Date0000-01-012014-09-08
NoteAge of consent equal at 18 years of age.Age of consent for same sex is 18, for different sex is 14.
Sourceshttp://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:CJ7IoaFLCE0J:www.bcn.cl/publicadores/pub_leyes_mas_soli/admin/ver_archivo_codigos.php%3Fid_codigo%3D4%26file%3D1+código+penal&hl=es&gl=cl&ct=clnk&cd=3http://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1984

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