The charges of inciting the seven-year-old child to be involved in pornography were brought under the Sexual Offences Act 2003, while the remaining charges were brought under the Protection of Children Act 1978.
What does POCA stand for?
POCA stands for Protection of Children Act (United Kingdom)
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We have 18 other meanings of POCA in our Acronym Attic
- Paid Outside Closing Buyer (loans)
- Proof Of Concept/Experimental Testbed
- Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest
- Performance Oriented Construction Activities (contract type)
- Point of Closest Approach
- Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol
- Post Office Card Account (est. 2003; UK)
- Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology (annual conference)
- Prevention of Corruption Act of 2002 (Mauritius)
- Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (UK)
- Public Offender Counselor Association (now International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors)
- People of Color Against AIDS Network (Seattle, WA, USA)
- People of Color AIDS Foundation (Santa Fe, NM)
- Pevensey Orchard Community Action Group (UK)
- Post Office Consumer Action Group
- PETRA (Positron-Electron Tandem Ring Accelerator) Operator's Command Language (Hamburg, Germany)
- Pollution Control Association of Liberia (UN Convention to Combat Desertification)
- Protection of Children Act List (UK)
- Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Wisconsin)
- Purdue Outing Club Adventure Race (Indiana)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The chaplain is charged with two counts of making indecent photographs of a child between August 2004 and this year, contrary to the Protection of Children Act 1978.
The AFD advocate Prashant Bhushan had, on July 30, written to women and child development minister Krishna Tirath, reminding her that neither candidate fulfilled the eligibility requirements of the Commission for Protection of Children Act, 2005.
The Diocese of Lichfield confirmed that Rev Dominic Stone, the Team Vicar of Marchington, Marchington Woodlands, Kingstone and Leigh, had been charged with 16 counts of making indecent photographs of a child contrary to the Protection of Children Act 1978.
UK children's advocate from Action on Rights for Children said the scanner will breach the country's Protection of Children Act 1978, which states that it is an offence to "show" and "make" an indecent image of a child.
He also referred the case to Scottish ministers under the Protection of Children Act 2003, which will prevent Killen working with children or being in a childcare position.
He faced two charges under the Protection Of Children Act between September last year and July 29.
At that hearing, Dr Bartlett admitted his conviction of 12 counts of making indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of children, and five counts of having indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of children under section 1(a) of the Protection of Children Act 1978 and section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.