R v Gerry Hox [2016] NZDC 14798

Published 09 February 2018

Sexual offending — sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection — inducing a child under 12 to do an indecent act — sentencing — R v AM (CA27/2009) [2010] NZCA 114. The defendant was sentenced to seven years and six months' imprisonment on representative sexual offending charges. Offending fell within band 3 of "AM" and from a starting point of eleven years' imprisonment, discounts were given for the defendant's guilty plea and the fact that he was a first time offender. Under s 93 of the Act a special condition was imposed that the defendant participate in rehabilitative programmes. Judgment Date: 3 August 2016. * * * Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements. * * *