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Section 61KB Crimes Act 1900
Circumstances of Certain Sexual Offences to be Considered in Passing Sentence

Section 61KB of the Crimes Act is the offence of Circumstances of Certain Sexual Offences to be Considered in Passing Sentence and is extracted below.

While Circumstances of Certain Sexual Offences to be Considered in Passing Sentence is a serious offence that carries heavy penalties, with the help of an experienced criminal lawyer you can fight the charges and get a favourable outcome in your case.

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The Legislation

Section 61KB of the Crimes Act 1900, which deals with Circumstances of Certain Sexual Offences to be Considered in Passing Sentence, reads as follows:

61KB Circumstances of Certain Sexual Offences to be Considered in Passing Sentence

Where a person is convicted of:

(a) both an offence under section 61I and an offence under section 61K, or

(b) both an offence under section 61J and an offence under section 61K, or

(c) both an offence under section 61JA and an offence under section 61K, whether at the same time or at different times, the Judge passing sentence on the person in respect of the two convictions or the later of the two convictions is required, if it appears that the two offences arose substantially out of the one set of circumstances, to take that fact into account in passing sentence.

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