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Draft National Guidance: Under-Age Sexual Activity - Meeting the Needs of Children and Young People and Identifying Child Protection Concerns: Consultation



1. Title to be confirmed.

2. Brook Advisory Service

3. Sexual Offences (Scotland)Act 2009, Part 5 - Abuse of position of trust

4. A person under the age of 16 years shall have legal capacity to consent on his own behalf to any surgical, medical or dental procedure or treatment where, in the opinion of a qualified medical practitioner attending him, he is capable of understanding the nature and possible consequences of the procedure or treatment.

5. As defined in Section 5 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009

6. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/consultations