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67.—(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a)he is a trespasser on any premises,
(b)he intends to commit a relevant sexual offence on the premises, and
(c)he knows that, or is reckless as to whether, he is a trespasser.
(2) In this Article—
“premises” includes a structure or part of a structure;
“relevant sexual offence” has the same meaning as in Article 66;
“structure” includes a tent, vehicle or vessel or other temporary or movable structure.
(3) A person guilty of an offence under this Article is liable on conviction on indictment, where the intended relevant sexual offence is an offence under Article 5 or 6, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years.
(4) Unless paragraph (3) applies, a person guilty of an offence under this Article is liable—
(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or both;
(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years.
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