Other Sexual Activity A person who engages in other sexual activity including oral sex, anal sex, or any sexual penetration commits the crime of sexual battery in Mississippi when: In the age of consent was raised to Retrieved on May 16, However, ChapterSection 4 sets another age of consent at 18 when the "victim" is "of chaste life" and the perpetrator induces them. A person commits sexual abuse in the third degree when the person performs a sex act under any of the following circumstances In March the U.
There are separate crimes for committing any lewd or lascivious act with a person under the age of
Mississippi Statutory Rape Laws
Archived from the original on 31 July Consent for all laws. Note, though, that if both partners are above the age of consent, any age difference between them is irrelevant. The age of consent rises to 18 when the older partner — being age 18 or older — is the parent, stepparent, adopted parent, or legal guardian of the younger person, or when the older partner has or occupies a position of authority over the younger person. Sunday March 29, Any juvenile offender 14 years old or older has the case automatically transferred to the regular criminal docket of the Superior Court by operation of law, and thus stands before the court to be tried as an adult.