Nevertheless, due to the guaranteed freedom of art, fictional works were officially deemed legal or can be checked by a legal opinion.
This was appealed and taken to the Court of Appeal.
Contrary to the expert witness's opinion, the court ruled that the defendant's works did indeed include pornographic content involving minors.
The prosecutor and an expert on child pornography argued that these body parts had no effect and that the comic characters indeed were persons.
As examples of what is not a person, the child pornography expert mentioned and.
This act makes cartoon pornography depicting minors illegal in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The new law, however, covered images whether or not they are realistic.
The Act made it illegal to own any picture depicting under-18s participating in sexual activities, or depictions of sexual activity in the presence of someone under 18 years old.