In Malaysia, the Child Act 2001 defines a ‘child’ as ‘a person under the age of 18 years’, and the Age of Majority Act 1971 considers every person within Malaysia shall be at the age of majority at 18 years old.
Is 16 legally a minor?
When is a person considered a minor (a child/young person) in Australia? In Australia, the general position is that a person under 18 years is legally regarded as a minor. However NSW and SA have legislation that recognise a child’s ability to consent to medical treatment earlier.
Can a 17 and 15 year old date?
People of any age can date each other. If either of them are under age their parents have to agree to the dating. It is never illegal to date with parental approval. However, each state has their own rules about sex and intercourse so as long as there is…
Can 16 years old work in Malaysia?
The minimum age for employment in Malaysia is 14 years and there is protective legislation for children who work between the ages of 14 and 16 years. However, exceptions do apply and children younger than 14 years may work in a family business or other jobs authorised by the government.
Is a 16 year old dating a 18 legal?
No this is not illegal. Simply dating a person over age 18 is not illegal. It can become illegal for a person who is 18 once sex is involved.
Can a 13 year old date a 16 year old?
The question as phrased, the answer is ‘no. ‘ It is not legal. If the 16 year old engages in any sexual conduct with the 13 year old, they could face statutory rape charges and the parental consent assuming there was any would have no bearing…
Is a 20 year old dating a 16 year old illegal?
No, it’s not against the law for a 20 year old to “DATE” a 16 year old. The definition of ‘date’ means to go out together to a movie or to dinner or dance. It does not mean having sex… regular or oral.