Blackstone's Guide to the Sexual Offences Act 2003

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Law - 319 pages
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'... 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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Contents

THE ISSUE OF CONSENT
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Rv Land 1998 CrimLR 70 115
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Sexual Offences Act 2003continued
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)


Dr Kim Stevenson is a Senior Lecturer in Law in the Department of Legal Studies at Nottingham Trent University, and Joint Director of SOLON (Interdisciplinary Studies in Bad Behaviour and Socially Visible Crime). Previously she served as a Police Sergeant with the Nottinghamshire Constabulary and was also a Police Training Instructor delivery specialist courses on sexual offences. Anne Davies is a Principal Lecturer in Law in the Department of Academic Legal Studies at Nottingham Trent University. She is also a qualified solicitor. Professor Michael Gunn in Head of the Department of Academic Legal Studies and an Associate Dean at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. He is also a co-author of Blackstone's Criminal Practice, and numerous other texts including a guide to the law in relation to sexual relationships and people with learning disabilities.

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