Explanation of Criminal Activity

Under New Jersey law:

Sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault are defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2;

Criminal sexual contact and aggravated criminal sexual contact are defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3;

Child abuse is defined in N.J.S.A.9:6-1, 9:6-3 and 9:6-8.21.

The term child abuse includes any act constituting the offense of endangering the welfare of a child, as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4, including, but not limited to, sexual conduct which would impair or debauch the morals of the child, the offense of photographing or filming a child engaged in a prohibited sexual act as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(3), the offense of distribution of child pornography as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b4(a), the offense of knowing possession or viewing of child pornography as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b4, the offense of luring or enticing a child as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:13-6, and the offense of lewdness as defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:14-4b where the offense involves a victim who at the time of the offense was less than 18 years of age.

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