Sexual Touching occurs where Person A sexually touches Person B in an ‘indecent’ way without Person B’s Consent or Person A ‘incites/requests/encourages’ Person B to sexually touch them. It is also an offence if Person A ‘incites/requests/encourages’ Person B to sexually touch Person C without their consent and Person B follows this direction.
What is the Punishment for Sexual Touching?
The maximum penalty for Sexual Touching is 5 years imprisonment.
However, the Court is not forced to send an individual to prison for this offence.
Engaging the right Sexual Assault lawyers in essential in ensuring that you defend the allegations or receive a favourable result at Sentence.
Criminal Lawyers in Sydney have had a fantastic track record of first keeping a number of our clients out of prison but also receiving non-convictions for these offences or offences much more serious than Sexual Touching.