De facto consent of the victim is not an appropriate form of mitigation.
Child Sexual Offences
Position of Trust
Position of Trust as a Factor in Sentencing
Historical Sex Offences
Historical Sexual Offences should not have their penalties reduced simply because of the time that has passed between the offence and sentence. The magnitude and culpability remain the same.
The importance of denunciation and deterrence as primary sentencing objectives are not diminished.
However, the passage of time can show that the offender is a low risk to re-offend and that the offence is not in the character of the offender.
(151), Invitation to Sexual Touching
(152), Sexual Exploitation
(162), Distribution of Intimate Images
(163), Child Pornography
(163.1), Parent or Guardian Procuring Sexual Activity
(170), Householder Permitting Sexual Activity
(171), Making Materials Available to Child
(171.1), Child Luring
(172.1), Agree or Arrange a Sexual Offence Against Child
(172.2), Indecent Act
(213), Sexual Assault
(271), Sexual Assault With a Weapon or Causing Bodily Harm
(272), Aggravated Sexual Assault
(273), Human trafficking
(279.01-.3), Commodification of Sexual Services