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Name: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (No. 2 of 2017).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-02-22
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2017-L-104426
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-05-31)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to give effect to Directive No. 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 20111 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA, for that purpose to amend certain enactments; to amend the Punishment of Incest Act 1908 ; to amend the Criminal Evidence Act 1992 ; to repeal certain provisions of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993 ; to repeal the Criminal Law (Incest Proceedings) Act 1995 ; to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 ; to provide for offences relating to sexual acts with protected persons and relating to payment for sexual activity with prostitutes, offensive conduct of a sexual nature and harassment of victims of sexual offences; and to provide for related matters.

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