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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 794
SEXUAL BATTERY
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F.S. 794.021
794.021 Ignorance or belief as to victim’s age no defense.When, in this chapter, the criminality of conduct depends upon the victim’s being below a certain specified age, ignorance of the age is no defense. Neither shall misrepresentation of age by such person nor a bona fide belief that such person is over the specified age be a defense.
History.s. 2, ch. 74-121.