NSW Statutory r**e NSW Crimes Act?

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Toqual

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10 July 2014
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Hi all,

Under what section of the NSW Crimes Act Legislation does it outline statutory r**e? As in, the indication that an 18 year old can not have sexual intercourse with a 16 year old.

Thank you.
 

Tim W

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Consider section 66C of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW).
Consider also section 77 of that act, which provides for
consent not being a defence to (inter alia) a section 66C offence,
where the child is under the age of 16.

Where people (especially young people) can have a problem is that,
age of consent or not, creating, and/or publishing an image (whether still or moving)
of a person aged under 18 (even yourself), can still amount to one or more
child pornography offences (variously producing, possessing, and distributing).