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Providing sexually explicit material to a child is “grooming” a child using pornography in order to commit a sexual offence.
Luring a child is communicating with a young person using a computer in order to arrange or commit certain sexual offences.
Depending on what you are doing and who you are doing it with, sexual activity with a person under 18 years-old is illegal.
A person under 18 years of age cannot consent to sexual activity if: What about persons under 16 years old?
Are there different kinds of sexual assault offences? Sexual offences apply to different types of sexual contact, not just rape.
The difference between offences depends on the nature of the assault and how much force the person uses.
The law recognizes a range of offences and punishments.
A young person is a person 16 years of age or more, but under 18 years.
The courts would determine exploitation by the wrongful conduct of the person in the position of trust rather than the consent of the young person.
Sexual assault with a weapon or threats to a third party is forced sexual activity where the person uses a weapon, or threatens you with a weapon, or threatens to hurt another person.
Sexual assault causing bodily harm is forced sexual activity where the person physically injures you.