We know that intimate image abuse is rarely an isolated issue and commonly there are lots more things happening around the offence of sharing, or threatening to share, intimate images and videos without consent. Here are the links to the some of the relevant legislation and sentencing guidelines that cover these offences:
Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015
It's an offence to disclose a private sexual photograph and/or film with intent to cause distress.
Disclosing private sexual images Sentencing Guidelines
These guidelines came into effect from 1st October 2018
Communications Act (2003) Sentencing Guidelines
This includes threats to share intimate images or videos without consent.
Malicious Communications Act 1988
This includes sending threatening or offensive messages with the intent of causing distress
Theft Act 1968
This includes offences of blackmail and extortion
Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019
It's an offence to sexually record someone without their consent for sexual gratification, this also includes upskirting.
Protection from Harassment Act 1997
For the harassment element to apply the behaviour needs to be a repeated act, for example replicating the images on numerous sites, reposting over a period of time or repeated messaging.
Stalking Protection Act 2019
An Act to make provision for orders to protect persons from risks associated with stalking; and for connected purposes.