Dating consent in mexico
The accusations were of an adult raping a child—a crime that, in France, can lead to a 20-year prison sentence for the perpetrator when the victim is 15 or younger. When the case first went to court in September, the man faced only charges of “sexual infraction,” a crime punishable with a maximum of five years in jail and a €75,000 fine.
Under French law, a charge of rape requires “violence, coercion, threat, or surprise,” even if the victims are as young as the girl in the Montmagny case.
Again this varies from state to state, ranging from 16 to 18. The 'without restrictions' means that the family have no say in the matter and, unless someone has actually been raped, then there are no legal penalties.
Please note that the above applies equally to heterosexual and homosexual intercourse.
Driving You need to be 18 in order to drive in Mexico, however most rental agencies require the driver to be 21 years old.
“She was 11 years and 10 months old, so nearly 12 years old,” defense lawyer Marc Goudarzian said.
Related LII materials include: Source: Based in part on a chart in the World Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac Books, 1999.
Entries have been updated through a review of the statutes and links added to permit direct consultation of the state statutes.
However, there is also state law, which changes depending upon which Mexican state you are in at the time.
This places the minimum age at 12 (or puberty) through to 15.
In other words, it is legally possible for an American to travel to Mexico, engage with acts with a twelve year old; leave with no complaints nor arrest under Mexican law; then return home to find themselves on trial in their own country for 'sexual tourism' paedophilia.