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Name: Sexual Offences Act, 2001 (No. 8).
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001
Entry into force:
Published on: Separate copy, 12 p.
ISN: ZWE-2001-L-64993
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=64993&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Separate copy, 12 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Zimbabwe PDF of Act as amended to Act 22/2001 PDF of Act as amended to Act 22/2001 (consulted on 2016-02-19)
Abstract/Citation: Amends criminal law regarding sexual offences. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with extra-marital sexual intercourse with young persons and severely intellectually handicapped persons, Part 3 with non-consensual sexual acts, and Part 4 with suppression of prostitution. Part 5 makes provision for prevention of spread of HIV. Provides for offence of deliberate transmission of HIV, testing of sexual offenders for HIV infection, and presumption regarding HIV infection. Part 6 contains general provisions.
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