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In other states, the definition of child abuse does not reference any statutory rape-related offenses defined in the criminal code.
Age of consent
Peter Clarke. This age is typically imposed for minors to protect them. Males Neil Postman Sonia Yaco. Arizona These include Canada in —from 14 to 16 ; and in Europe, Iceland in —from 14 to 15Lithuania in —from 14 to 16Croatia in —from 14 to 15and Spain in —from 13 to Modern historians have sometimes shown reluctance to accept evidence of young ages of marriage, dismissing it as a 'misreading' by a later copier of the records. If an adult an individual over the age of 18 has sex with a minor between the ages of 13 and 16, the adult may be prosecuted for 4th degree criminal sexual penetration.