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Germany does not have an official curfew for teenagers. The laws meant to protect youth have only determined how late the teenager may stay in specific venues such as discos, youth gatherings, or movie theaters. The cut-off ages are 14, 16 or 18. For example, you must be at least 16 to go to a disco and may not stay past midnight. Another example is that under 14s can go to the movies alone as long as the film is over before 8 p.m. If in doubt, ask at the Jugendamt. Over 18s are considered adults.

Parents are ultimately responsible for their children and the actions of their children and are the ones to determine at what time a child is to be at home. Similarly, if a child is accompanied by a parent, he/she may stay in a movie theater as long as the parents.

Beer and wine cannot be sold to anyone younger than 16 years of age. This age group may not consume alcoholic beverages in public.

Spirits cannot be sold to anyone younger than 18.

Cigarettes cannot be sold to anyone younger than 18. If you are under 18, you are not allowed to smoke in public spaces.