There is no legal minimum age required to babysit in the United Kingdom. However, if a parent leaves a child with someone under the age of 16, that parent is still legally responsible for the child. More » Government & Politics Law Legal Ages

A BBC article from 2012 states that the River Severn is officially the longest river in the United Kingdom but that the River Thames might actually be longer. The discrepancy originates in a dispute over the source of th... More »

Universities in the United Kingdom include the well-known and prestigious University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh. Lesser known universities in the UK include the City University... More » Education Colleges & Universities

According to the Citizens Advice Bureau, a person must be over 16 years of age for a legal name change in the United Kingdom. The new name may be used immediately without completing any forms or paperwork and can be used... More » Government & Politics Law Legal Ages

Only persons 18 years or older can legally buy alcohol in the United Kingdom, reports Gov.UK. One also must be 18 to drink alcohol at a licensed establishment, such as a pub. However, 16- and 17-year-olds accompanied by ... More »

There is no existing Canadian law on the books that mandates an age requirement before a person may work as a babysitter, according to the Public Legal Education Association. However, parents may consider age, maturity a... More »

There is no written law specifying the minimum age for a babysitter in Texas. However, the state Department of Family and Protective Services makes several recommendations for child care on its web site. More »