Children Act 2001

Amendment of Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993.


250.—The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993, is hereby amended by the substitution for section 6 of the following:

“6. A person who solicits or importunes another person (whether or not for the purposes of prostitution) for the purposes of the commission of an act which would constitute an offence under section 3, 4 or 5 of this Act or section 1 or 2 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both.”.


Editorial Notes:


Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993 (20/1993), s. 6, was substituted (7.03.2007) by Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Act 2007 (6/2007), s. 2, commenced on enactment.