- imprisonment for life
- Honest an reasonable mistake of fact
What the law states according to SA
A person will be guilty of an offence if they over a period of 3 days commit more than 1 act of sexual exploitation of a particular child under the prescribed age.
The prescribed age is a child under the age of 16 years.
The maximum penalty for this offence is imprisonment for life
It may be a defence to the charge if you had:
if at any time when an act of sexual exploitation of a child was allegedly committed the child was at least 16 years of age and you can prove that you believed on reasonable grounds that that the child was of or over the prescribed age then the defendant can not be guilty of an offence under this section.
The prosecution must prove that you:
This matter will be dealt with in the Supreme Court of South Australia
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