Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
- Criminalises sex between women
- Criminalises the gender identity/expression of trans people
- Death penalty applies
Commonwealth member state
1. Penal Code 1936, S. 377A/377B Unnatural Offences
“377A. Any person who has sexual connection with another person by the introduction of the penis into the anus or mouth of the other person is said to commit carnal intercourse against the order of nature.
Explanation – Penetration is sufficient to constitute the sexual connection necessary to the offence described in this section.
377B. Whoever voluntarily commits carnal intercourse against the order of nature shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty years, and shall also be liable to whipping.” Full text.
2. Penal Code 1936, S. 377D Outrages on Decency
“377D. Any person who, in public or private, commits, or abets the commission of, or procures or attempts to procure the commission by any person of, any act of gross indecency with another person, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years.” Full text.