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21-886.


21-886.
   
   Any person who is guilty of the detestable and abominable crime
   against nature, committed with mankind or with a beast, shall be
   guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the State
   Penitentiary for a period of not more than twenty (20) years. Any
   person convicted of a second violation of this section, where the
   victim of the second offense is a person under sixteen (16) years of
   age, shall not be eligible for probation, suspended or deferred
   sentence. Any person convicted of a third or subsequent violation of
   this section, where the victim of the third or subsequent offense is a
   person under sixteen (16) years of age, shall be punished by
   imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a term of life or life
   without parole, in the discretion of the jury, or in case the jury
   fails or refuses to fix punishment then the same shall be pronounced
   by the court.
   

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