Crimes Act 1961

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130 Incest
  • (1) Sexual connection is incest if—

    • (a) it is between 2 people whose relationship is that of parent and child, siblings, half-siblings, or grandparent and grandchild; and

    • (b) the person charged knows of the relationship.

    (2) Every one of or over the age of 16 years who commits incest is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years.

    Section 130: replaced, on 20 May 2005, by section 7 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 41).