Article 121-The Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Violent Actions of a Sexual Character:
1. Sodomy, lesbianism, or other acts of a sexual character accompanied by violence or a threat of violence with regard to a given victim (male or female), or to other persons, or with the use of the helpless state of a given victim, -
shall be punished by deprivation of freedom for a period from three up to five years.
2. The same acts:
a) committed by a group of persons, a group upon a preliminary collusion, or by an organised group;
b) combined with a threat to kill, as well as those committed with special brutality with regard to a victim or to other persons;
c) which entailed an infection of a victim with a venereal disease;
d) committed repeatedly or by a person who earlier committed rape;
e) committed with regard to a juvenile person, a given convict being aware of that fact, -
shall be punished by deprivation of freedom for a period from five up to ten years.
3. Acts stipulated by the first and the second parts of this Article, if they:
a) due to negligence, entailed the death of a given victim;
b) due to negligence, entailed the causation of severe damage to a victim's health, or his (her) infection with HIV/ AIDS, or other serious consequences;
c) were committed with regard to a person who did not reach fourteen years of age, a given convict being aware of that, -
shall be punished by deprivation of freedom for a period from eight to fifteen years.