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Sexual Offences Bill [HL]


 

Sexual Offences Bill [HL]

 

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Sexual Offences

Rape

      1        Rape

      2        Anonymity of defendant in rape etc. cases

Assault

      3        Assault by penetration

      4        Sexual assault

Causing sexual activity without consent

      5        Causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent

Rape and other offences against children under 13

      6        Rape of a child under 13

      7        Assault of a child under 13 by penetration

      8        Sexual assault of a child under 13

      9        Causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity

Child sex offences

      10        Sexual activity with a child

      11        Causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity

      12        Engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child

      13        Causing a child to watch a sexual act

      14        Child sex offences committed by children or young persons

      15        Arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offence

      16        Sections 10 to 15: marriage exception

      17        Meeting a child following sexual grooming etc.

 
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Abuse of a position of trust

      18        Abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child

      19        Abuse of position of trust: causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual

activity

      20        Abuse of position of trust: sexual activity in the presence of a child

      21        Abuse of position of trust: causing a child to watch a sexual act

      22        Abuse of position of trust: acts done in Scotland

      23        Positions of trust

      24        Positions of trust: interpretation

      25        Sections 18 to 21: marriage exception

      26        Sections 18 to 21: sexual relationships which pre-date position of trust

Familial child sex offences

      27        Sexual activity with a child family member

      28        Inciting a child family member to engage in sexual activity

      29        Family relationships

      30        Sections 27 and 28: marriage exception

      31        Sections 27 and 28: sexual relationships which pre-date family relationships

Offences against persons with a mental disorder or learning disability

      32        Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder or learning disability

      33        Causing or inciting a person with a mental disorder or learning disability to

engage in sexual activity

      34        Engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a person with a mental disorder

or learning disability

      35        Causing a person with a mental disorder or learning disability to watch a

sexual act

Inducements etc. to persons with mental disorder or learning disability

      36        Inducement, threat or deception to procure sexual activity with a person with

a mental disorder or learning disability

      37        Causing a person with a mental disorder or learning disability to engage in

sexual activity by inducement, threat or deception

      38        Engaging in sexual activity in the presence, procured by inducement, threat

or deception, of a person with a mental disorder or learning disability

      39        Causing a person with a mental disorder or learning disability to watch a

sexual act by inducement, threat or deception

Care workers for persons with mental disorder or learning disability

      40        Care workers: sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder or learning

disability

      41        Care workers: causing or inciting sexual activity

      42        Care workers: sexual activity in the presence of a person with a mental

disorder or learning disability

      43        Care workers: causing a person with a mental disorder or learning disability

to watch a sexual act

      44        Care workers: interpretation

      45        Sections 40 to 43: marriage exception

      46        Sections 40 to 43: sexual relationships which pre-date care relationships

 
 

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Indecent photographs of children

      47        Indecent photographs of persons aged 16 or 17

      48        Criminal investigations or proceedings

Abuse of children through prostitution and pornography

      49        Paying for sexual services of a child

      50        Causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography

      51        Controlling a child prostitute or a child involved in pornography

      52        Arranging or facilitating child prostitution or pornography

      53        Sections 50 to 52: interpretation

Exploitation of prostitution

      54        Causing or inciting prostitution for gain

      55        Controlling prostitution for gain

      56        Sections 54 and 55: interpretation

Extension of gender-specific prostitution offences

      57        Extension of gender-specific prostitution offences

Trafficking

      58        Trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation

      59        Trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation

      60        Trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation

      61        Sections 58 to 60: interpretation and jurisdiction

Preparatory offences

      62        Administering a substance with intent

      63        Committing an offence with intent to commit a sexual offence

      64        Trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence

Sex with an adult relative

      65        Sex with an adult relative: penetration

      66        Sex with an adult relative: consenting to penetration

Other offences

      67        Sexual activity in a public lavatory

      68        Exposure

      69        Voyeurism

      70        Voyeurism: interpretation

      71        Intercourse with an animal

      72        Sexual penetration of a corpse

Offences outside the United Kingdom

      73        Offences outside the United Kingdom

 
 

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Supplementary and general

      74        Exceptions to aiding, abetting and counselling

      75        “Consent”

      76        Presumptions about the absence of belief in consent

      77        Conclusive presumptions about consent

      78        Sections 76 and 77: relevant acts

      79        “Sexual”

      80        Part 1: general interpretation

Part 2

Notification and orders

Notification requirements

      81        Persons becoming subject to notification requirements

      82        Persons formerly subject to Part 1 of the Sex Offenders Act 1997

      83        The notification period

      84        Notification requirements: initial notification

      85        Notification requirements: changes

      86        Notification requirements: periodic notification

      87        Notification requirements: travel outside the United Kingdom

      88        Method of notification and related matters

      89        Section 88: interpretation

      90        Young offenders: parental directions

      91        Parental directions: variations, renewals and discharges

      92        Offences relating to notification

      93        Certificates for purposes of Part 2

Information about release or transfer

      94        Information about release or transfer

Notification orders

      95        Notification orders: applications and grounds

      96        Notification orders: effect

      97        Sections 95 and 96: relevant offences

      98        Interim notification orders

      99        Notification orders and interim notification orders: appeals

      100        Appeals in relation to notification orders and interim notification orders:

Scotland

      101        Sections 95 to 98: Scotland

Sexual offences prevention orders

      102        Sexual offences prevention orders: applications and grounds

      103        SOPOs: further provision as respects Scotland

      104        Section 102: supplemental

      105        SOPOs: effect

      106        SOPOs: variations, renewals and discharges

      107        Interim SOPOs

      108        SOPOs and interim SOPOs: appeals

      109        Appeals in relation to SOPOs and interim SOPOs: Scotland

 
 

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      110        Sections 102 and 104 to 107: Scotland

      111        Offence: breach of SOPO or interim SOPO

Foreign travel orders

      112        Foreign travel orders: applications and grounds

      113        Section 112: interpretation

      114        Section 112: qualifying offenders

      115        Foreign travel orders: effect

      116        Foreign travel orders: variations, renewals and discharges

      117        Foreign travel orders: appeals

      118        Appeals in relation to foreign travel orders: Scotland

      119        Sections 112 to 116: Scotland

      120        Offence: breach of foreign travel order

Risk of sexual harm orders

      121        Risk of sexual harm orders: applications, grounds and effect

      122        Section 121: interpretation

      123        RSHOs: variations, renewals and discharges

      124        Interim RSHOs

      125        RSHOs and interim RSHOs: appeals

      126        Offence: breach of RSHO or interim RSHO

      127        Effect of conviction etc. of an offence under section 126

Power to amend Schedules 3 and 4

      128        Power to amend Schedules 3 and 4

General

      129        Young offenders: application

      130        Offences with thresholds

      131        Part 2: general interpretation

      132        Conditional discharges and probation orders

      133        Interpretation: mentally disordered offenders

      134        Part 2: Northern Ireland

Part 3

General

      135        Orders and regulations

      136        Minor and consequential amendments

      137        Repeals and revocations

      138        Commencement

      139        Extent, saving etc.

      140        Short title

                  Schedule 1                                         Extension of gender-specific prostitution offences

                  Schedule 2                                         Sexual offences to which section 73 applies

 
 

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                  Schedule 3                                         Sexual offences for purposes of Part 2

                  Schedule 4                                         Other offences for purposes of Part 2

                  Schedule 5                                         Minor and consequential amendments

                  Schedule 6                                         Repeals and revocations

 
 

 
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