Blackstone's Guide to the Sexual Offences Act 2003
'... an authoritative text book on this major revision of the law relating to sex offences... The authors have done an excellent and extremely brave job in offering comment on so many aspects of this major consolidating statute.' -Brian Rowland, Internet Law Book Reviews; and Police Journal'Clearly laid out, this book explains the provisions of the Act in a simple and accessible manner.' -childRIGHTThe Sexual Offences Act will be a far-reaching piece of legislation which will codify and revise the existing legislation relating to sexual activities. A considerable number of new crimes will be introduced or redefined, along with the criminalization of certain types of conduct not previously covered by legislation. This book provides a full, clear analysis of the Act, and covers in detail issues such as rape, child sexual abuse, adults with mental disorders and learning disabilities, sex offenders, and recent developments in the law of evidence. Includes a full copy of the Act.Readership: Criminal Law practitioners (solicitors, barristers, and judges); the Crown Prosecution Service, the Police, the Probation Service, health and social services, education and penal services; counselling and support organizations and groups; medical professionals; academics and students working in the fields of law, criminology, social science, gender studies; reference libraries in the UK and worldwide.
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Rv Land 1998 CrimLR 70 115
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