Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES  

Division 272 - Child sex offences outside Australia  

Subdivision A - Preliminary  

SECTION 272.4   Meaning of sexual intercourse  

(1)  
In this Code, sexual intercourse means:


(a) the penetration, to any extent, of the vagina or anus of a person by any part of the body of another person; or


(b) the penetration, to any extent, of the vagina or anus of a person, by an object, carried out by another person; or


(c) fellatio; or


(d) cunnilingus; or


(e) the continuation of any activity mentioned in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d).

(2)  
In this Code, sexual intercourse does not include an act of penetration that:


(a) is carried out for a proper medical or hygienic purpose; or


(b) is carried out for a proper law enforcement purpose.

(3)  
For the purposes of this section, vagina includes:


(a) any part of a female person ' s genitalia; and


(b) a surgically constructed vagina.


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