Age limit for dating

Teens between the ages of 13 and 15 can consent to sexual activity with peers within a four-year age range.

* Note: Some state laws make the age gap less of a crime but still consider it criminal activity that can be prosecuted.; where this is the case we have listed ‘No’.** Note: In the absence of an affirmative or negative, we have presumed the answer to be no.Also, some states only allow mistake of age above a certain age.So given all this, do traditional notions of appropriate age gaps in relationships still matter?What is traditionally deemed acceptable changes with age, especially as people grow older .Previously, the Crown had to prove to a judge that those accused of gun crimes should be detained.The new legislation now requires the accused to prove to a judge why they should be released from jail while awaiting trial.A person who is caring for you or supervising you, like a teacher, youth worker or foster carer, can't have sex with you or sexually touch you or perform a sexual act in front of you, even if you agree, unless they are married to you.However, it is not an offence if the person honestly believed you were 18 or older.A 17 year old girl dating a 31 year old man may raise an eyebrow but a 31 year old woman dating a 45 year old man probably wouldn’t.According to some, you can determine your appropriate dating age range by only dating someone who is within a fifth of your own age.