OTHER SEXUAL ASSAULT
LexInter | March 17, 2002 | 0 Comments

OTHER SEXUAL ASSAULT

Article 222-27

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
 Sexual assault other than rape is punishable by five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros.

Article 222-28

(The offense defined in article 222-27 is punishable by seven years’ imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 euros:

1 ° When it has resulted in an injury or injury;

2 ° When it is committed by a legitimate, natural or adoptive ascendant, or by any other person having authority over the victim;

3 ° When it is committed by a person who abuses the authority conferred on him by his functions;

4 ° When it is committed by several people acting as perpetrator or accomplice;

5 ° When it is committed with the use or threat of a weapon;

6 ° When the victim has been put in contact with the perpetrator through the use, for the dissemination of messages to an undetermined audience, of a telecommunications network;

7 ° When it is committed by the victim’s spouse or partner or the partner linked to the victim by a civil solidarity pact;

8 ° When it is committed by a person acting in a state of manifest intoxication or under the obvious influence of narcotics.


Article 222-29

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)

Sexual assault other than rape is punishable by seven years’ imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 euros when imposed:
1 ° A minor of fifteen years;
2 ° To a person whose particular vulnerability due to his age, to an illness, an infirmity, a physical or mental deficiency or a state of pregnancy, is apparent or known to the perpetrator.

Article 222-30

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The offense defined in article 222-29 is punishable by ten years’ imprisonment and a fine of 150,000 euros:1 ° When it has resulted in an injury or injury;

2 ° When it is committed by a legitimate, natural or adoptive ascendant or by any other person having authority over the victim;

3 ° When it is committed by a person who abuses the authority conferred on him by his functions;

4 ° When it is committed by several people acting as perpetrator or accomplice;

5 ° When it is committed with the use or threat of a weapon;

6 ° When it was committed because of the sexual orientation of the victim;

7 ° When it is committed by a person acting in a state of manifest intoxication or under the obvious influence of narcotics.

 


Article 222-31

The attempt of the offenses provided for by articles 222-27 to 222-30 is punishable by the same penalties.

Article 222-31-1

When rape or sexual assault is committed against a minor by a person holding parental authority over him, the trial court must rule on the total or partial withdrawal of this authority in application of the provisions of articles 378. and 379-1 of the Civil Code.It can then rule on the withdrawal of this authority in so far as it concerns the minor brothers and sisters of the victim.

If the proceedings take place before the Assize Court, the latter rules on this question without the assistance of the jurors.


Article 222-32

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
   The sexual exhibition imposed in the sight of others in a place accessible to the public eye is punished by one year of imprisonment and a fine of 15,000 euros.

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