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Section 7(7).

SCHEDULE 2E+W+N.I. Sexual offences to which section 7 applies

England and WalesE+W+N.I.

1(1)In relation to England and Wales, the following are sexual offences to which section 7 of this Act applies, namely—E+W+N.I.

(a)offences under the following provisions of the M1Sexual Offences Act 1956—

(i)section 1 (rape);

(ii)section 5 (intercourse with girl under 13);

(iii)section 6 (intercourse with girl between 13 and 16);

(iv)section 12 (buggery);

(v)section 14 (indecent assault on a girl);

(vi)section 15 (indecent assault on a boy); and

(vii)section 16 (assault with intent to commit buggery);

(b)an offence under section 1 of the M2Indecency with Children Act 1960 (indecent conduct towards young child); and

(c)an offence under section 1 of the M3Protection of Children Act 1978 (indecent photographs of children).

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(a) above, sub-paragraphs (i) and (iv) to (vii) do not apply where the victim of the offence was 16 or over at the time of the offence.

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Northern IrelandE+W+N.I.

2(1)In relation to Northern Ireland, the following are sexual offences to which section 7 of this Act applies, namely—E+W+N.I.

(a)an offence of rape;

(b)offences under—

(i)section 52 of the Offences against the M4Person Act 1861 (indecent assault upon a female person);

(ii)section 61 of that Act (buggery); and

(iii)section 62 of that Act (assault with intent to commit buggery or indecent assault upon a male person);

(c)offences under—

(i)section 4 of the M5Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 of unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under 14; and

(ii)section 5 of that Act of unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under 17;

(d)an offence under section 22 of the M6Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (indecent conduct towards a child); and

(e)an offence under Article 3 of the M7Protection of Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (indecent photographs of children).

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above, paragraphs (a), (b) and (c)(ii) do not apply where the victim of the offence was 16 or over at the time of the offence.

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GeneralE+W+N.I.

3Any reference in paragraph 1(1) or 2(1) above to an offence includes—E+W+N.I.

(a)a reference to any attempt, conspiracy or incitement to commit that offence; and

(b)a reference to aiding and abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of that offence.

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