An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works. The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to .. In New Zealand, before , there were no age of consent laws dealing with women having sex with underage boys. Previously, in Fiji, male offenders History and social attitudes · Law · Defenses and exceptions · Other issues. The age of consent is the age that you're legally allowed to have sex. What happens if you have underage sex? The law sees it as sexual assault - it's a.