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Sexual Offences Legislation: Supplementary Policy Matters

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Committee for Home Affairs - P.2020/7

pdf icon P 2020 7 Amdt 1 - Sexual Offences - Deputy Inder & Deputy Soulsby [343kb]
pdf icon P 2020 7 Amdt 2 - Sexual Offences - Deputy de Sausmarez & Deputy Tooley [430kb]
pdf icon P 2020 7 Amdt 3 - Sexual Offences - Deputy de Sausmarez & Deputy Tooley [419kb]

The States are asked to decide: -

Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled "Sexual Offences: Supplementary Policy Matters" dated 6th January 2020, of the Committee for Home Affairs, they are of the opinion to:

agree to the inclusion in the projet de loi entitled "the Sexual Offences (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020" the offences set out in this Policy Letter including -

i. specific offences in relation to complainants under 13, as set out in section 3.3.1 of the report;

ii. breach of trust offences to protect 16 or 17 year old complainants, set out in section 3.4.1;

iii. an offence of sexual communication with a child, as set out in section 3.5.1;

iv. an offence of possession of extreme pornographic images, as set out in section 3.6.1;

v. an offence of malicious disclosure of private sexual photographs, as set out in section 3.6.3;

vi. specific offences to deal with "upskirting" and voyeurism more generally, as set out in section 3.7;

vii. offences in relation to the possession of paedophile materials and child sex dolls as set out in section 3.8.

2. direct the preparation of the necessary legislation to give effect to the foregoing.

The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) if the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.

 

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