Sexual offences

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Sexual offences are treated very seriously in Victoria, and there has been an increase in the severity of how the law treats this category of offending. It is extremely important to get legal assistance at an early stage if you are charged or interviewed in relation to these matters.

Related offences

  1. Rape
  2. Assault With Intent To Rape
  3. Sexual Assault
  4. Pornography Offences
  5. Grooming Offences

Defences

  1. Consent
  2. Mistake
     

Sentencing

Sexual offences are treated extremely seriously and can involve very significant terms of imprisonment.  It is for this reason that it is critical to get legal advice as soon as possible. Rape carries a maximum prison sentence of up to 25 years, while indecent assault carries a maximum term of 10 years.  Pornography offences are also treated very seriously in Victoria and often involve imprisonment.

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