Tuesday November 24, 2020

New law introduced to fill gap

The eight sections of the new Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 cover ‘‘offences in relation to the commission of sexual acts with children under the age of 17 years and matters connected therewith’’.

3rd June, 2006

The eight sections of the new Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 cover ‘‘offences in relation to the commission of sexual acts with children under the age of 17 years and matters connected therewith’’.

Anyone found guilty on indictment of engaging or attempting to engage in a sexual act with a child under the age of 15 may be jailed for life.

‘‘Sexual act’’ includes intercourse and buggery, oral sex, the use of any...

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