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11. In relation to an offence to which Articles 9 and apply, references in those Articles to the relevant act and to the complainant are to be read as follows—
|An offence under Article (rape)||The defendant intentionally penetrating, with his penis, the vagina, anus or mouth of another person (“the complainant”).|
|An offence under Article 6 (assault by penetration)||The defendant intentionally penetrating, with a part of his body or anything else, the vagina or anus of another person (“the complainant”), where the penetration is sexual.|
|An offence under Article 7 (sexual assault)||The defendant intentionally touching another person (“the complainant”), where the touching is sexual.|
|An offence under Article 8 (causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent)||The defendant intentionally causing another person (“the complainant”) to engage in an activity, where the activity is sexual.|
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