R v Peter Rock [2016] NZDC 5190

Published 23 September 2016

Indecent assault — sexual violation — sentencing — R v AM [2010] 2 NZLR 750 CA. Defendant sentenced to four years and six months’ concurrent on both charges. Offending occurred against a child who was vulnerable both because of age, and the position of trust which the defendant was in. A previous conviction for sexual offending resulted in a six month uplift to the sentence. Judgment Date: 24 March 2016. * * * Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements * * *