Sex, the law and you

Do you know what’s legal and what’s not?

It’s important to know what the law says about sex and young people. This will help you to know what's right and wrong so you can make safe choices that you are happy with.

There are lots of different laws in the UK that are there to protect you and some which ensure young people take responsibility for their actions.

Here are the answers to common questions young people have about the law in relation to young people and sex.