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Appendix A
Sexual violence offences

The following is a list of most of the offences involving sexual violence in the Crimes Act 1961. Note that this does not include all offences categorised as sexual offending under the ANZSOC (Australia-New Zealand Standard Offence Classification).739
Crimes Act 1961 section Offence Maximum term of imprisonment
99AA Dealing in people under 18 for sex 14 years
128B Sexual violation 20 years
129B(1) Attempted sexual violation 10 years
129B(2) Assault with intent to commit sexual violation 10 years
129A(1) Sexual connection with knowledge of consent induced by threat 14 years
129A(2) Indecent act on another with knowledge of consent induced by threat 5 years
130(2) Incest 10 years
131(1) Sexual connection with a dependent family member under 18 7 years
131(2) Attempted sexual connection with a dependent family member under 18 7 years
131(3) Indecent act on a dependent family member under 18 3 years
131B Meeting young person following sexual grooming 7 years
132(1) Sexual connection with child under 12 14 years
132(2) Attempted sexual connection with child under 12 10 years
132(3) Indecent act on a child under 12 10 years
134(1) Sexual connection with person under 16 10 years
134(2) Attempted sexual connection with person under 16 10 years
134(3) Indecent act on a person under 16 7 years
135 Indecent assault 7 years
138(1) Exploitative sexual connection with impaired person 10 years
138(2) Attempted exploitative sexual connection with impaired person 10 years
138(3) Exploitative indecent act on impaired person 5 years
142A Compelling indecent act with animal 14 years
204A Female genital mutilation 7 years
739For instance, it does not include offences for the making of intimate visual recordings (Crimes Act 1961, ss 216H-216J) or inducing or compelling a person to provide sexual services (Prostitution Reform Act 2003, s 16).