26 Meaning of “offence against a child”
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PartIIProtection of Children
Disqualification orders26Meaning of “offence against a child”
(1) For the purposes of this Part, an individual commits an offence against a child if—
(a) he commits any offence mentioned in paragraph 1 of Schedule 4,
(b) he commits against a child any offence mentioned in paragraph 2 of that Schedule, or
(c) he falls within paragraph 3 of that Schedule,
and references to being convicted of, or charged with, an offence against a child are to be read accordingly.
(2) The Secretary of State may by order amend Schedule 4 so as to add, modify or omit any entry.
To be appointed
To be appointed: see s 80(1).
Criminal Law & Disposition of Offenders94
Offences against the Person94
Offences Relating to Children, Young Persons & Vulnerable Adults91
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