For instance the law of Aguascalientes reads: The age of consent is In both Articles andthere is an extra half term in case of physical or moral violence. It should not be confused with other laws regarding age minimums including, but not limited to, the age of majorityage of criminal responsibilityvoting agedrinking ageand driving age. Adam Fletcher activist David J. Official Journal of the European Union. Older children were themselves often punished for being complicit in sexual interaction with an adult.
Prosecution for the violation of the above article only takes place upon a "complaint" by the minor, his parents, teacher, or the guardianship board Art2.
Age of consent
Lack of knowledge of the person's age, even if based upon a reasonable mistaken belief about the person being of the age of consent, is not a defense to such charges. The term age of consent rarely appears in legal statutes. Archived from the original on 6 July How the age of consent was raised to 16". Archived from the original on 14 November