Section 66DB Crimes Act 1900 | Sexual Touching Child Between 10 and 16


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Section 66DB of the Crimes Act 1900 is Sexual Touching Child Between 10 and 16 and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 66DB of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Sexual Touching Child Between 10 and 16’ and reads as follows:

66DB Sexual Touching Child Between 10 and 16

Any person who intentionally:

(a) sexually touches a child who is of or above the age of 10 years and under the age of 16 years, or

(b) incites a child who is of or above the age of 10 years and under the age of 16 years to sexually touch the person, or

(c) incites a child who is of or above the age of 10 years and under the age of 16 years to sexually touch another person, or

(d) incites another person to sexually touch a child who is of or above the age of 10 years and under the age of 16 years,

is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

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