Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

34.

Amendment of section 2 of Act of 1992

34. Section 2(1) of the Act of 1992 is amended by the substitution of the following for the definition of “sexual offence”:

“‘sexual offence’ means rape, sexual assault (within the meaning of section 2 of the Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990), aggravated sexual assault (within the meaning of section 3 of that Act), rape under section 4 of that Act or an offence under—

(a) section 3 or 6 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885,

(b) section 5 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993,

(c) section 6 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993,

(d) section 1 or 2 of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908,

(e) section 4A or 5A of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998,

(f) section 249 of the Children Act 2001,

(g) the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006, or

(h) section 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 or 8 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017,

excluding an attempt to commit any such offence;”.