Children First Act 2015

SCHEDULE 3

Offences for Purposes of Paragraph (a) of Definition of “Sexual Abuse” in Section 2

Section 2

1. Rape.

2. Rape under section 4 of the Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990.

3. Sexual assault.

4. Aggravated sexual assault within the meaning of section 3 of the Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990.

5. An offence under section 1 of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (incest by males).

6. An offence under section 2 of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (incest by females of or over 17 years of age).

7. An offence under section 6(1) of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993 (soliciting or importuning for purposes of commission of sexual offence).

8. An offence under section 2 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 (defilement of child under 15 years of age).

9. An offence under section 3 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 (defilement of child under 17 years).

F2 [ 9A. An offence under section 3A of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 (offence by person in authority). ]

10. An offence under either of the following provisions of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998:

(a) section 3 (child trafficking and taking, etc., child for sexual exploitation);

F3 [ (b) section 4 (allowing child to be used for child pornography);

(c) section 4A (organising etc. child prostitution or production of child pornography);

(d) section 5A (participation of child in pornographic performance). ]

11. An offence under section 5 of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 in so far as it relates to a child who has been trafficked for the purpose of his or her exploitation (soliciting or importuning for purposes of prostitution of trafficked person).

12. An offence under section 176 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006 (reckless endangerment of children).

13. An offence under section 249 of the Children Act 2001 (causing or encouraging sexual offence upon a child).

F4 [ 14. An offence under any of the following provisions of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017:

(a) section 4 (invitation etc. to sexual touching);

(b) section 5 (sexual activity in presence of child);

(c) section 6 (causing child to watch sexual activity);

(d) section 8 (use of information and communication technology to facilitate sexual exploitation of child). ]