A does not commit an offence against section 52B(1) if—
(a) the sexual penetration is of a person and is done in the course of a procedure carried out in good faith for medical or hygienic purposes; or
(b) the sexual penetration is of an animal and is caused by A to be done in the course of a procedure being carried out in good faith for veterinary or agricultural purposes or scientific research purposes.
A is a support worker assisting B on a farm. B assists in birthing a calf. During this process, A causes B to insert B's hand into the cow's vagina. A has not committed an offence against section 52B(1).
The reference to A in this section is a reference to the same A referred to in section 52B.
S. 52G inserted by No. 47/2016 s. 16.