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Can a mother of a mentally handi caped fifteen yr old daughter

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can a mother of a mentally handi caped fifteen yr old daughter charge a sixteen year old boy with sexual assault after she told both boy and parents of her disability. daughter had sex with this boy and had to have a pregnancy test it was thankfully negative
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Canada Criminal Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 2 years ago.
The mother should report this to the police. The child could not consent if she was mentally incompetent to do so. The mother does not have to charge the 16 year old herself. The police will do that.

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