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Report 148 - Consent in relation to sexual offences
Tabled in Parliament on 18 November 2020.
NSW Law Reform Commission Statement: data in chapter 2 (6 December 2021)
Legislative action: Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Consent Reforms) Act 2021
Draft proposals: Consent in relation to sexual offences
Consultation Paper 21: Consent in relation to sexual offences
Received 3 May 2018.
Pursuant to s 10 of the Law Reform Commission Act 1967, the NSW Law Reform Commission is asked to review and report on consent and knowledge of consent in relation to sexual assault offences, as dealt with in s 61HA of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW).
In undertaking this review, the Commission should have regard to:
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