is there any reason you think you couldn't be pursued under the old law?
The offence of underage sex is an either way one so there were no time limits upon report.
They will have to use the old 1956 Act but they can still rely on it.
In any event, the summary only time was six months.
The Crown do have to prove you didn't know she was 16 but that is obviously easier to do in some cases that others. I'm not sure how they will achieve it with a woman who now presents as an adult.
It depends what else they had to support it.
They might not like the age gap though. It does tend to be much easier for young boys to defend these things than mature men.
Can I clarify anything for you?
I wouldn't know what the BBC think upon the point.
The law is in the 1956 Act and it doesn't say that there are time limits.
The deadline for a summary only offence is six months.