Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
(1) Where an allegation has been made that an offence to which this Act applies has been committed against a person, F7no matter relating to that person shall during that person’s lifetime be included in any publication if it is likely to lead members of the public to identify that person as the person against whom the offence is alleged to have been committed.(2) Where a person is accused of an offence to which this Act applies, no matter likely to lead members of the public to identify a person as the person against whom the offence is alleged to have been committed (“the complainant”) shall during the complainant’s lifetime F8be included in any publication.does not apply in relation to a person by virtue of subsection (1) at any time after a person has been accused of the offence, andin its application in relation to a person by virtue of subsection (2) , has effect subject to any direction given under section 3.the person’s name,the person’s address,the identity of any school or other educational establishment attended by the person,the identity of any place of work, andany still or moving picture of the person.(4) Nothing in this section prohibits the F10inclusion in a publication of matter consisting only of a report of criminal proceedings other than proceedings at, or intended to lead to, or on an appeal arising out of, a trial at which the accused is charged with the offence.rape;burglary with intent to rape;any offence under any of the provisions of the any offence under section 128 of the any offence under section 1 of the any offence under section 54 of the any offence under any of the provisions of Part 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 except section 64, 65, 69 or 71;any offence under section 2 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (human trafficking) ;any attempt to commit any of the offences mentioned in paragraphs F25(aa) to F54(db) .any conspiracy to commit any of those offences;any incitement of another to commit any of those offences.aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of any of the offences mentioned in paragraphs (aa) to (e) and (g) ;section 2 (procurement of a woman by threats) ;section 3 (procurement of a woman by false pretences) ;section 4 (administering drugs to obtain intercourse with a woman) ;section 5 (intercourse with a girl under the age of 13) ;section 6 (intercourse with a girl between the ages of 13 and 16) ;section 7 (intercourse with a mentally handicapped person) ;section 9 (procurement of a mentally handicapped person) ;section 10 (incest by a man) ;section 11 (incest by a woman) ;section 12 (buggery) ;section 14 (indecent assault on a woman) ;section 15 (indecent assault on a man) ;section 16 (assault with intent to commit buggery) .section 17 (abduction of woman by force) .rape;burglary with intent to rape;section 52 (indecent assault on a female) ;section 53 so far as it relates to abduction of a woman against her will;section 61 (buggery) ;section 62 (attempt to commit buggery, assault with intent to commit buggery or indecent assault on a male) ;section 3 (procuring unlawful carnal knowledge of woman by threats, false pretences or administering drugs) ;section 4 (unlawful carnal knowledge, or attempted unlawful carnal knowledge, of a girl under 14) ;section 5 (unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under 17) ;section 1 (incest, attempted incest by males) ;section 2 (incest by females over 16) ;any offence under section 22 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (indecent conduct towards child) ;any offence under Article 9 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1980 (inciting girl under 16 to have incestuous sexual intercourse) ;Article 122(1) (a) (unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman suffering from severe mental handicap) ;Article 122(1) (b) (procuring a woman suffering from severe mental handicap to have unlawful sexual intercourse) ;Article 123 (unlawful sexual intercourse by hospital staff, etc. with a person receiving treatment for mental disorder) ;Article 19 (buggery) ;Article 20 (assault with intent to commit buggery) ;Article 21 (indecent assault on a male) ;any offence under any of sections 15 to 21, 47 to 53, F50... 66, 67, 70 and 72 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.any provision of Part 2, 3 or 4, orArticle 65, 66, 67, 70, 71, or 74,any offence under section 2 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;any attempt to commit any of the offences mentioned in paragraphs (a) to F52(hc) ;any conspiracy to commit any of those offences;any incitement of another to commit any of those offences;aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of any of the offences mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (i) and (k) .(4) This Act

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