Updated to 6 May 2022 (Act No. 6 of 2022 and S.I. No. 225 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 6 June 1981 Criminal Law (Rape) Act 1981, s. 13(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
With respect to child offence under, power to proceed in absence of child 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 251, sch. 1
Mode of charging with respect to child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 253, sch. 1
Power to arrest without warrant with respect to child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 254, sch. 1
Power to order depositions for child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 255, sch. 1
Presumption of age with respect to child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 256, sch. 1
S. 1(1) substituted 32/1990, ss. 12, 22 (3)
S. 1(3) amended 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.
S. 2, application extended 38/1996, s.2, sch.
S. 2 (1) (a) am. 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.
S. 3 applied with modifications 6/2007, s. 3(3)
  15/2006, s. 6(1)
S. 3 references to "jury" construed 6/2007, s. 3(2)
S. 3(1) substituted 32/1990, ss. 13, 22 (3)
S. 4 applied with modifications 6/2007, s. 3(3)
  15/2006, s. 6(1)
S. 4 substituted 10/1999, ss. 2 (2), 15
S.4(1) amended 32/1990, ss. 17 (1), 22 (3)
S.4A inserted 18/2001, ss. 1 (2), 34
S. 4A(6) amended 6/2007, s. 3(1)
  15/2006, s. 6(2)
S. 5 amended 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 266
  32/1990, ss. 17 (1), 22 (3)
S. 6 applied with modifications 6/2007, s. 3(3)
  15/2006, s. 6(3)
S. 6 substituted 32/1990, ss. 11, 22 (3)
S. 6 not affected by 12/1967, s. 4I as inserted by 10/1999, ss. 2 (2), 9
S. 6(3) substituted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 29(a)
S. 6(5) inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 29(b)
S. 7 applied with modifications 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 30(4)
  6/2007, s. 3(3)
  15/2006, s. 6(3).
S. 7(1) am. 32/1990, ss. 17 (2) (a), 22 (3)
S. 7(1)-(4) amended 32/1990, ss. 17 (2) (c), 22 (3)
S. 7(4) amended 32/1990, ss. 17 (2) (b), 22 (3)
S. 7(5), (8)(a), (10) amended 32/1990, ss. 17 (2) (c), 22 (3)
S. 8 applied with modifications 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 30(4)
  6/2007, s. 3(3)
  15/2006, s. 6(3).
S. 8(2) substituted 32/1990, ss. 14 (a), 22 (3)
S. 8(3) am. 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.
S. 8(8) inserted 32/1990, ss. 14 (b), 22 (3)
S. 9(1) amended 32/1990, ss. 17 (1), 22 (3)
S. 9(2)(aa) inserted 32/1990, ss. 15, 22 (3)
S.10 repealed 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.
S.12(1) amended 32/1990, ss. 16, 22 (3)
S.12(3) repealed 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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