Examines Rae (Callum) v HM Advocate (HCJ Appeal) in which the court provided guidance in the form of statements of principle for sentencing sexual offences involving young children under the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 ss.18-26, focusing on the court's consideration of the relevance of the complainer's ostensible consent in cases where the offender was convicted of a contravention of s.18 of the Act.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Greens Criminal Law Bulletin|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
- Custodial sentences
- Rape of child under 13
- reasonable belief