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Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006

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Number 15 of 2006


CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES) ACT 2006


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Definitions.

2. Defilement of child under 15 years of age.

3. Defilement of child under the age of 17 years.

4. Summary trial of offences.

5. Female child under 17 years of age not guilty of offence.

6. Application of certain enactments.

7. Amendment of certain enactments.

8. Repeals.

9. Short title.

SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Bail Act 1997

1997, No. 16

Children Act 2001

2001, No. 24

Criminal Evidence Act 1992

1992, No. 12

Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990

1990, No. 32

Criminal Law (Rape) Act 1981

1981, No. 10

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993

1993, No. 20

Criminal Law Act 1997

1997, No. 14

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1935

1935, No. 6

Sex Offenders Act 2001

2001, No. 18

Sexual Offences (Jurisdiction) Act 1996

1996, No. 38

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Number 15 of 2006


CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES) ACT 2006


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR OFFENCES IN RELATION TO THE COMMISSION OF SEXUAL ACTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 17 YEARS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[2nd June, 2006]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: