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Sexual Offences Prevention Orders repealed: All change?
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Sexual Offences Prevention Orders repealed: All change?

On 8 March 2015, the Sexual Offences Act 2003 was amended, making changes to the provisions dealing with behaviour orders to be imposed following complaint or conviction (etc.) for a sexual offence. The following orders were repealed: Sexual Offences Prevention Orders (ss.104-113) Risk of Sexual Harm Orders (123-129) Foreign Travel Orders (ss.114-122) These orders will … Continue reading

Complainant and suspect anonymity: Misconceived arguments and Parliamentary Privilege 
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Complainant and suspect anonymity: Misconceived arguments and Parliamentary Privilege 

This blog post has been adapted from Felicity’s Huffington Post article, which can be viewed here. In the current debate over suspect anonymity, the fundamental importance of open justice is being overshadowed by the impact on individuals who have been the subject of salacious publicity. Most recently MP Mark Pritchard against whom allegations of rape … Continue reading