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Under 16?

Sex and the law

The law says it's legal for you to agree or consent to sex from the age of 16. If you're under 16 you can get confidential contraceptionsexually transmitted infection (STI) screening or help & support from any one of our clinics across Wirral. We also provide free condoms, but it is important that you have a chat with a health professional if you are thinking about having sex. Why not pop into one of our drop-in clinics? Download our clinic timetable.

If you're under 13 the situation is different because the law says you can't consent to any sexual activity at this age.

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Brook Wirral