What can 17 year olds do in the UK?
- You can hold a driver’s licence and apply for a motorcycle licence.
- You can be interviewed by the police without an appropriate adult being present.
- A care order can no longer be made on you.
- You can register to vote. ( But you can’t vote until you’re 18)
Is 17 still a minor in UK? In England and Wales and in Northern Ireland a minor is a person under the age of 18; in Scotland a minor reaches the age of majority at 18 although minors from the age of 16 have legal capacity to enter into contracts.
Are 17 year olds adults in the UK? Young people aged 18 are treated as an adult by the law.
What new things can you do at 17?
- Be Treated For STDs Without A Guardian’s Knowledge (In Some States)
- Register As Organ Donors In 48 States.
- Get A Passport Without Parental Consent.
- Donate Blood (With Parental Consent)
- Get Confidential Counseling For A Drug Or Alcohol Problem (In Certain States)