Last edited: April 09, 2007
Trinidad and Tobago
- Statute: Buggery
- Penalty: 10 years
Section 13 of the Sexual Offences Act 1986 criminalises "buggery"
(anal intercourse). This Section provides a penalty of up to life
imprisonment, if committed on a minor; up to 10 years' imprisonment if
committed on an adult (18 years or older) by another adult; up to 5 years'
imprisonment if committed by a minor on an adult. Section 16, relating to
"serious indecency", provides a penalty of up to 20 years'
imprisonment for homosexual acts between men and between women. (PB)