assault by penetration

assault by penetration

a person (A) commits an offence if he intentionally penetrates the vagina or anus of another person (B) with a part of his body or anything else, the penetration is sexual, B does not consent to the penetration, and A does not reasonably believe that B consents. Whether a belief is reasonable is to be determined having regard to all the circumstances, including any steps A has taken to ascertain whether B consents. Where B is under 13 there is a separate analogous offence but consent is no defence at all (Sexual Offences Act 2003). If the penis is used see RAPE; if there is no penetration, see SEXUAL OFfENCE. See also CAUSING SEXUAL ACTIVITY WITHOUT CONSENT.
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The 51-year-old was found guilty in his absence of three counts of sexual assault by penetration, four counts of rape, three counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of causing or inciting a child into sexual activity and intimidating a witness or juror.
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Collins was convicted of three counts of indecent assault, one of indeceny with a child, two of sexual assault with a child under 13 by penetration, two of assault by penetration, two of sexual assault and two of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
He faces three counts of assault by penetration of a child under 13, one count of sexual assault of a child under 13 and one count of sexual activity with a child.
Armstrong, of Danbury, Essex, denies two counts of rape, one count of assault by penetration, and one count of sexual assault.
Mr Bentley, 52, a senior partner at a city centre accountancy firm, is charged with one count of rape and another of assault by penetration.
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