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Sexual penetration of a child aged 16 or 17 under care, supervision or authority

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

        (a)     A intentionally—

              (i)     sexually penetrates another person (B); or

              (ii)     causes or allows B to sexually penetrate A; or

              (iii)     causes B—

    (A)     to sexually penetrate themselves; or

    (B)     to sexually penetrate another person (C); or

    (C)     to be sexually penetrated by C; and

        (b)     B is—

              (i)     a child aged 16 or 17 years; and

              (ii)     under A's care, supervision or authority.

    (2)     A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).


1     Exceptions apply to this offence—see sections 49T and  49Y.

2     Defences apply to this offence—see sections 49X, 49Z and  49ZA.

S. 49D inserted by No. 47/2016 s. 16.

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