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If a person (“A”) who has attained the age of 18 years—
(a)intentionally engages in a sexual activity with or directed towards another person (“B”) who is under 18, and
(b)is in a position of trust in relation to B,
then A commits an offence, to be known as the offence of sexual abuse of trust.
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