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Procuring sexual act by fraud

    (1)     A person (A) commits an offence if—

        (a)     A makes a false or misleading representation; and

        (b)     A knows that—

              (i)     the representation is false or misleading; or

              (ii)     the representation is probably false or misleading; and

        (c)     as a result of A's representation, another person (B) takes part (whether at the time the representation is made or at a later time) in a sexual act with A or another person; and

        (d)     A intends that, as a result of A's representation, an outcome mentioned in paragraph (c) will occur.

    (2)     A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable to level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum).

    (3)     For the purposes of subsection (1), a false or misleading representation may be made by words or conduct (including by omission) and may be explicit or implicit.


See section 35C for the meaning of taking part in a sexual act.

New s. 46 inserted by No. 47/2016 s. 15.

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