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Minimum Age Requirements

Main
Age of Majority: 16
Min age to vote in elections: 18
Age of consent: 16
Min age to get married: 16

Employment, money, and business
Min age to leave school: 16, 14 with local authority permission
Min age to gain part time employment up to 10 hours a week: 12*
Min age to gain full time employment: 14
Min age to open a bank account: 14
Min age to take out loan: 16
Min age to pay taxes: 14
Min age to start a business: 14
Min age to purchase and own land property: 14
Min age to rent property or an apartment: 14

*Children aged 6-11 may work for up to 10 hours a week or 200 hours a year in the acting field.

Occupational
Min age to join the military: 16
Min age to serve in police services: 18
Min age to serve in ambulance services: 16
Min age to serve in fire services: 16
Min age to practice as a doctor: 18

Legal
Min age to sign contracts: 14
Min age to file a lawsuit: 14
Min age to serve on a jury: 21
Age of legal responsibility, general: 14
Age of legal responsibility, full: 21
Min age to appear in an adult court: 16
Min age to be sent to a juvenile prison: 12
Min age to be sent to an adult prison: 21

Driving
Min age to obtain a driving license: 16 for most vehicles, 18 for heavy vehicles
Min age to rent a car: 16
Min age to pilot an aircraft: 18
Min age to captain a boat over one tonne: 18

Alcohol, Tobacco, Gambling
Min age to gamble: 18
Min age to purchase and consume tobacco products: 18
Min age to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages: 18
Min age to serve and sell alcoholic beverages: 18

Citizenship
Min age to obtain a passport or national identity card: 16

Misc.
Min age to qualify for welfare benefits: 16
Min age to purchase a firearm: 18 for long guns, 21 for handguns
Min age to adopt a child: 21
Min age to buy/own a pet: 18
Min age to travel alone: 14
Min age to live alone: 14
Min age to become legally emancipated: 14

Drugs, Medication
Min age to buy/use marijuana: 21
Min age to buy/use any other drugs: 21

Min age to get a tattoo: 16

Political
Min age to vote in elections: 18
Age of Candidacy: 18
Min age to stand for parliament: 18
Min age to hold public office: 18
Min age to serve in Lower House: 18
Min age to serve in Upper House: 18
Min age to become prime minister: 25

Royal
Age of Regency: 21*
Min age to obtain a Knighthood: 21

*Age at which a member of the royal family assumes full duties and privileges.

Religious
Min age to become a Druid: 30
Min age to join the Committee of Elders: 50
Min age to join the Guardianship: 50

Not subjected to an age restriction
Fireworks
Adult Magazines
Adult Movies (may have an advisory age rating)
Food containing alcoholic beverages, within reason
Energy Drinks (may have an advisory age rating)
Stage Performances

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