Maximum Penalties for Sexual Penetration with a Child under 16: Report

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Sexual penetration with a child under 16 carries different maximum penalties depending on the circumstances of the offence.

In this report, the Council advises on the adequacy of the maximum penalties applying to the offence. The report is in response to a request for advice from the then Attorney-General in December 2008.

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