This act focused mainly on sexual consent by females. You can also get support and help 24 hours a day from a sexual assault centre or a crisis line. Sexual assault is never your fault. Open 7am - Midnight, 7 Days Call Now. Northern Ireland defines consent as a person having the capacity to make a choice. If the material has received, or would be expected to receive, an R18 rating it can only be distributed if steps are taken to ensure people under 18 will not normally see or hear it. The photos can be of a child or an adult.
Any sexual activity without consent is an offence regardless of the age of the participants.
Age of consent
Other Materials. Find out more about being a sex worker in Queensland. A person aged 18 or older can validly consent to a person in a position of authority over him or her. The House of Lords rejected both arguments. It raises the question which one of the two is worse, the pornography or the sexual act?