Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of S) v DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (2006)

PUBLISHED June 28, 2006

Where a 15-year-old boy had been well aware of the age of a 12-year-old girl with whom he had engaged in sexual activity, the decision to prosecute him for an offence under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 s.9 and s.13 had not been unreasonable.