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Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993

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Number 20 of 1993


CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES) ACT, 1993


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Abolition of offence of buggery between persons.

3.

Buggery of persons under 17 years of age.

4.

Gross indecency with males under 17 years of age.

5.

Protection of mentally impaired persons.

6.

Soliciting or importuning for purposes of commission of sexual offence.

7.

Soliciting or importuning for purposes of prostitution.

8.

Loitering for purposes of prostitution.

9.

Organisation of prostitution.

10.

Living on earnings of prostitution.

11.

Brothel keeping.

12.

Amendment of section 19 of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935 (search of brothels).

13.

Powers of arrest.

14.

Repeals.

15.

Short title and collective citation.

SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885

48 & 49 Vict., c. 69

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1912

2 & 3 Geo. 5, c. 20

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935

1935, No. 6

Criminal Law Amendment Acts, 1885 to 1935

Dublin Police Act, 1842

5 & 6 Vict., c. 24

Offences against the Person Act, 1861

24 & 25 Vict., c. 100

Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1854

17 & 18 Vict., c. 103

Town Police Clauses Act, 1847

10 & 11 Vict., c. 89

Vagrancy Act, 1898

61 & 62 Vict., c. 39

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Number 20 of 1993


CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES) ACT, 1993


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW IN RELATION TO SEXUAL OFFENCES AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO AMEND THE OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON ACT, 1861, IN RELATION TO BUGGERY; TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACTS, 1885 TO 1935; TO REPEAL THE VAGRANCY ACT, 1898, AND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF CERTAIN OTHER ENACTMENTS RELATING TO SEXUAL OFFENCES AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [7th July, 1993]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: