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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

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PART 2SPECIFIED SEXUAL OFFENCES

1.  Rape.

The Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

2.  An offence under—

  • section 52 (indecent assault upon a female),

  • section 53 (abduction of woman etc.),

  • section 54 (abduction of woman by force), or

  • section 55 (abduction of unmarried girl under 16 from parent or guardian)

The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)

3.  An offence under—

  • section 2 (procuration),

  • section 3 (procurement of woman or girl by threats etc. or administering drugs),

  • section 4 (intercourse or attempted intercourse with girl under 14),

  • section 5 (intercourse or attempted intercourse with girl under 17),

  • section 6 (permitting girl under 17 to use premises for intercourse),

  • section 7 (abduction of girl under 18 from parent or guardian), or

  • section 8 (unlawful detention of woman or girl in brothel etc.).

The Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 38)

4.  An offence under section 1 (living on earnings of prostitution or soliciting or importuning in a public place).

The Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (c. 45)

5  An offence under—

  • section 1 (incest by a man), or

  • section 2 (incest by a woman).

The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34)

6.  An offence under—

  • section 21 (causing or encouraging seduction or prostitution of girl under 17), or

  • section 22 (indecent conduct towards child).

The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16)

7.  An offence under section 9 of burglary with intent to commit rape.

The Protection of Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 17)

8.  An offence under Article 3 (indecent photographs of children).

The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)

9.  An offence under section 170 (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty etc.) in relation to goods prohibited to be imported under section 42 of the Customs Consolidation Act 1876 (c. 36) (indecent or obscene articles).

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1980 (NI 6)

10.  An offence under Article 9 (inciting girl under 16 to have incestuous sexual intercourse).

The Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 4

11.  An offence under—

  • Article 122 (protection of women suffering from severe mental handicap), or

  • Article 123 (protection of patients).

The Criminal Justice (Evidence, Etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (NI 17)

12.  An offence under Article 15 (possession of indecent photograph of a child).

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42)

13.  An offence under—

  • section 15 (meeting a child following sexual grooming etc.),

  • section 16 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child),

  • section 17 (abuse of position of trust: causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity),

  • section 18 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity in the presence of a child),

  • section 19 (abuse of position of trust: causing a child to watch a sexual act),

  • section 47 (paying for sexual services of a child),

  • section 48 (causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography),

  • section 49 (controlling a child prostitute or a child involved in pornography),

  • section 50 (arranging or facilitating child prostitution or pornography),

  • section 52 (causing or inciting prostitution for gain),

  • section 53 (controlling prostitution for gain),

  • section 57 (trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 58 (trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 59 (trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 66 (exposure),

  • section 67 (voyeurism),

  • section 69 (intercourse with an animal),

  • section 70 (sexual penetration of a corpse),

  • section 91 (offences relating to notification),

  • section 113 (breach of sexual offences prevention order, etc),

  • section 122 (breach of foreign travel order),

  • section 128 (breach of risk of sexual harm order, etc).

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (NI 13)

14.  An offence under—

  • Article 20 (assault with intent to commit buggery), or

  • Article 21 (indecent assault on a male).

Other offences

15.  An offence of—

(a)aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission of an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule

(b)conspiring to commit an offence so specified, or

(c)attempting to commit an offence so specified.

16.  An offence under Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27) (encouraging or assisting crime) in relation to an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule.

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