Age of Consent
The age at which a person may marry without parental approval. The age at which a female is legally capable of agreeing to sexual intercourse, so that a male who engages in sex with her cannot be prosecuted for STATUTORY RAPE.
A person below the age of consent is sometimes called an INFANT or minor.
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