The Sexual Offences Act 1998 provides –
Article 14 – “Any person who commits an act of gross indecency with another person is guilty of an offense and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for five years.”
Article 15 – Buggery (applying both to such acts between men and between women and men) is punished with up to ten years imprisonment. The court may also commit the offender to a Psychological Hospital instead of to imprisonment.
Article 16 – Attempted buggery is punished with up to four years imprisonment. [R1.1].