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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 14 August 2017 to date (accessed 19 August 2017 at 19:06)
Part 3 Division 10 Section 61H
61H   Definition of “sexual intercourse” and other terms
(1)  For the purposes of this Division, sexual intercourse means:
(a)  sexual connection occasioned by the penetration to any extent of the genitalia (including a surgically constructed vagina) of a female person or the anus of any person by:
(i)  any part of the body of another person, or
(ii)  any object manipulated by another person,
except where the penetration is carried out for proper medical purposes, or
(b)  sexual connection occasioned by the introduction of any part of the penis of a person into the mouth of another person, or
(c)  cunnilingus, or
(d)  the continuation of sexual intercourse as defined in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).
(1A)  For the purposes of this Division, a person has a cognitive impairment if the person has:
(a)  an intellectual disability, or
(b)  a developmental disorder (including an autistic spectrum disorder), or
(c)  a neurological disorder, or
(d)  dementia, or
(e)  a severe mental illness, or
(f)  a brain injury,
that results in the person requiring supervision or social habilitation in connection with daily life activities.
(2)  For the purposes of this Division, a person is under the authority of another person if the person is in the care, or under the supervision or authority, of the other person.
(3)  For the purposes of this Act, a person who incites another person to an act of indecency, as referred to in section 61N or 61O, is taken to commit an offence on the other person.