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age of majority
the age at which a person is considered to be an adult in the eyes of the law. It varies by activity from state to state.
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The age of legal capacity
to enter into contracts is 20.
In the 1991 Age of Legal Capacity
Act, under 16s can consent to treatment if the doctor thinks they understand the consequences.
The law determines that the age of legal capacity
for marriage is fifteen for women and sixteen for men.