Question: How old do you have to be to date in Belgium?

At present 16 is the legal age for sexual relations in Belgium and anybody having sex with a partner who is under the age of 16 risks a jail sentence even if the sexual act is consensual. The Flemish liberals believe that the legislation is not of this age.

Belgium. The age of consent in Belgium is 16, as specified by Article 372 of the Criminal Code (Code pénal/Strafwetboek).

How old is a minor in Belgium?

The Age of Consent in Belgium is 16 years old. The age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity.

Who is a minor in Belgium?

Minors are children under the age of 18. In more and more Flemish Decrees, there is made a distinction between children <12 and children >12. Children who are 12 years old (or older) are often legally “presumed” to consider what is in their own interest, and what the consequences are of their choices.

In North America, Aruba has the lowest age of consent at 15 years old, while in South America, Paraguay, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and Ecuador all have 14 as the age of consent.

What age can you live alone in Belgium?

16 years old You are at least 16 years old. Nobody resides at your domicile who provides for your maintenance or upbringing.

How old do you have to be to drink alcohol in Belgium?

16 years Belgium, Denmark and Germany set 16 years as the minimum age for purchasing beverages containing less than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol and 18 years for buying spirits (more than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol). Sweden set the minimum age for purchasing beverages with more than 3.5 % of alcohol at 20 years.

At what age can you drink alcohol in Belgium?

16 years Belgium, Denmark and Germany set 16 years as the minimum age for purchasing beverages containing less than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol and 18 years for buying spirits (more than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol). Sweden set the minimum age for purchasing beverages with more than 3.5 % of alcohol at 20 years.

Can you smoke in Belgium?

Belgium. Since January 2006, Belgium has banned smoking in all enclosed workplaces. Smoking will only be allowed in designated areas. From 1 July 2011, Belgium will ban smoking in all public places, including cafés, bars and nightclubs.

Can kids drink alcohol in Belgium?

Belgium, Denmark and Germany set 16 years as the minimum age for purchasing beverages containing less than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol and 18 years for buying spirits (more than 1.2 % of distilled alcohol). Sweden set the minimum age for purchasing beverages with more than 3.5 % of alcohol at 20 years.

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