The offences took place between December 2016 and January 2017.
In his report on the trial, Justice Charles Cato said the acts had been carried out on the man’s daughter.
The accused is married with three children. He lived in the former family home. He had two other children including the complainant, by his first marriage.
Kaniva News reports he had a number of convictions for dishonesty dating back to 1992, several for housebreaking and theft including one in 1998 when he received an eight year sentence.