Section 66DC Crimes Act 1900 | Sexual Act Child Under 10


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Section 66DC of the Crimes Act 1900 is Sexual Act Child Under 10 and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 66DC of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Sexual Act Child Under 10’ and reads as follows:

66DC Sexual Act Child Under 10

Any person who intentionally:

(a) carries out a sexual act with or towards a child who is under the age of 10 years, or

(b) incites a child who is under the age of 10 years to carry out a sexual act with or towards the person, or

(c) incites a child who is under the age of 10 years to carry out a sexual act with or towards another person, or

(d) incites another person to carry out a sexual act with or towards a child who is under the age of 10 years,

is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 7 years.

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