S 50BA repealed by No 42 of 2010, s 3 and Sch 1 item 1, effective 15 April 2010. S 50BA formerly read:
SECTION 50BA Sexual intercourse with child under 16
A person must not, while outside Australia, engage in sexual intercourse with a person who is under 16.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 17 years.
For the purposes of an offence against subsection (1), absolute liability applies to the following physical elements of circumstance of the offence:
that the sexual intercourse is engaged in outside Australia;
that the person referred to in that subsection as being under 16 is in fact under 16.
, see section
For a defence based on belief about age, see section