Updated to 6 June 2024 (Act No. 15 of 2024 and S.I. No. 291 of 2024)

All effects below are reflected in the most recent Revised Act.

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S.10 repealed 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.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S.12(3) repealed 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.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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