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Act of indecency in the second degree

    (1)     A person who inflicts actual bodily harm on another person with intent to commit an act of indecency on, or in the presence of, that other person, or a third person who is present or nearby, is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for 12 years.

    (2)     However, for an aggravated offence against subsection (1), the maximum penalty is imprisonment for 15 years.

Note     Section 72AA (Aggravated offences—pt 3 offences involving family violence) makes provision in relation to an aggravated offence against this section.

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