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Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Schedule 1: Consequential amendments: voyeurism (additional offences) and sending etc an unwanted sexual image.

Schedule 1 contains amendments consequential to provisions in sections 1 and 2 to bring the new offences of up-skirting, down-blousing and sending an unwanted sexual image within the scope of the:

  • Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 – questioning and treatment of persons by police: meaning of ‘qualifying offence’;

  • Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 – offences under the law of Northern Ireland to which the Act applies;

  • Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 – power to provide for restrictions of publicity in certain cases;

  • Sexual Offences Act 2003 – notification requirements, but only in so far as where the offence is committed for the purpose of sexual gratification; and

  • Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 – specified sexual offences

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