It is clear then that consensual youth sexting should be treated as a separate and distinct behaviour from child pornography. Generally, you must be 16 years of age or older to have sex legally in Canada, with some exceptions. The other person must respect your choice. One cannot understate the severity of these penalties when applied to the very minors the law was intended to protect from exploitation. Strict age limits apply for when you can legally have sex.
The law recognises that people are curious about their sexuality and may want to explore this with people they like.
Sexting and the Law - Press Send to Turn Teenagers into Registered Sex Offenders
In an emergency call Sexting, teens and a proposed offense of invasion of privacy. Our volunteers help make BC a happier, healthier, sexier place! Family Planning Queensland has reproductive and sexual health services for women across Queensland. In NSW, the age of consent is