ACT consent laws will have little impact

By Letters to the Editor
Updated May 11 2022 - 7:52pm, first published 7:30pm
The ACT government's new law on consent will have little or no impact on court outcomes. Picture: Karleen Minney.

With much self-congratulation the ACT Legislative Assembly passed the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2022. The government asserts this will make a substantial difference to the successful prosecution of sexual offences in the ACT in which consent is an issue.

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