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Belgium 28.07.2017 n/a
Czech Republic 29.06.2017 n/a
Denmark 29.06.2017 n/a
Finland 02.08.2017 The Working Group has proposed that the age limit for consent be either 15 or 13 years.
The decision will be based on the comments received during consultation phase. The Working Group will also consider the age limit that the majority of other Member States or Nordic countries decide.
France 29.06.2017 n/a
Germany 07.08.2017 n/a
Ireland  12.09.2017  The Data Protection Bill will specify a ‘digital age of consent’. A consultation process on appropriate age of consent has been completed and the results of the consultation, which recommended that the digital age of consent should be 13, have been submitted to the Government.
Italy 28.06.2017 16
Netherlands 28.06.2017 16
Poland 01.08.2017 Expect new legislation to decrease to 13.
Spain 27.07.2017 Draft Bill lowers to 13.
Sweden 17.07.2017 n/a
UK 07.08.2017 13