Regina v Head: 2008

The causing or inciting required as part of an offence under section 8(1) must be intentional, ie. deliberate; recklessness or less will not do.


Hughes LJ


[2008] QB 43


Sexual Offences Act 2003 8(1)

Cited by:

CitedRegina v Grout CACD 1-Mar-2011
The defendant appealed against conviction of intentionally causing a child under the age of 13 to engage in sexual activity.
Held: The conviction was quashed. The evidence did not establish one of the essential elements for a conviction. . .
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Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.430355