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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

1994 c. 33-continued

Part XI

Sexual Offences

Rape

Rape of women and men.

142.For section 1 of the [1956 c. 69.] Sexual Offences Act 1956 (rape of a woman) there shall be substituted the following section-

"Rape of woman or man.

1.- (1) It is an offence for a man to rape a woman or another man.

(2) A man commits rape if-

(a) he has sexual intercourse with a person (whether vaginal or anal) who at the time of the intercourse does not consent to it; and

(b) at the time he knows that the person does not consent to the intercourse or is reckless as to whether that person consents to it.

(3) A man also commits rape if he induces a married woman to have sexual intercourse with him by impersonating her husband.

(4) Subsection (2) applies for the purpose of any enactment."