Minutes of proceedings on the Sexual Offences Bill [Lords].
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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

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Series[HC]. [2002-2003] -- 1172
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Open LibraryOL22819282M
ISBN 100215017676

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  HOUSE OF LORDS. MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS. Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill—A bill to reduce the age at which, and to make provision with respect to the circumstances in which, certain sexual acts are lawful; to make it an offence for a person aged 18 or over to engage in sexual activity with or directed towards a person under that age if he. The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Sexual Offences Act, Chap. Pursuant to section 13 of the Constitution, this Bill would require to be passed by a special majority of three-fifths of all the members of each House of Parliament. The Bill would further provide for the Act for which this is the Bill .   The Bill is a model of the draftsman's craft. I am happy to say that it is free-standing. Perhaps one of the reasons that it is so easily intelligible is that it is not drafted by reference to the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act In due course I hope that the Sexual Offences .   The Somali Sexual Offences Bill is a groundbreaking piece of legislation, tailor-made to address sexual and gender-based violence in Somalia. The current Somali Penal Code (), based on colonial-era Italian laws, is piecemeal and outdated. It fails to protect the survivors and prosecute the perpetrators of sexual and gender-based violence. If successfully implemented, the Somali Sexual .

Overview. The Bill would mean health boards must provide forensic medical services. These services are for victims of sexual offences. It would mean health boards will have to . My Lords, at two minutes to eight this morning I was listening to the wireless and I heard a voice saying, "To-day the Sexual Offences Bill, sponsored by Lord Arran, gets a Second Reading in the House of Lords; and in 'The World at One' we are putting on a special programme including an interview with a practising homosexual". My Lords, like other noble Lords, I welcome the opportunity given by the Government for comprehensive legislation on such serious business as the reform of sexual offences. It is a confident Government and a brave Parliament that seek to define so fundamental a word as "sexual", as we seek to do in Clause 80 of the Bill.   I appreciate that Bill’s proposer has attempted to address those concerns in clause 1 and clause 2(4)(c), which specifically state that offences will be excluded from the provisions of the Bill in the event that they remain an offence on the date that it becomes law. The Bill also makes clear the requirement for consent.

Sexual Offences Bill in the House of Lords on 28 January The Sexual Offences Bill has now completed its passage through the House of Lords, where it was amended substantially, both by the Government and following Government defeats. The Bill was introduced in the House of Commons as Bill of on 18 June The Criminal Law Amendment Act (48 & 49 Vict. c), or "An Act to make further provision for the Protection of Women and Girls, the suppression of brothels, and other purposes", was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the latest in a year series of legislation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland beginning with the Offences against the Person Act that. Consolidation Bills, Thirteenth report of the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills being a report upon the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill [H.L.] together with the minutes of evidence and with the minutes of proceedings of the joint committee. 1. The Sexual Offences Bill was introduced into the House of Lords on 28th January and arrived in the Commons on 18 June. Its purpose is to strengthen and modernise the law on sexual offences, whilst also improving preventive measures and the protection of individuals from sexual offenders. As the Home Secretary has acknowledged, the Bill.