Offences

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Sodomy Laws By Country - South Africa
... the abolition of sodomy as a crime, the Sexual Offences Act, 1957 set the age of consent for same-sex activities at 19, whereas for opposite-sex activities it was 16 ... This was rectified by the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007, which comprehensively reformed the law on sex offences ...
LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 1950s
... violence and unfair treatment of gay men, the Sexual Offences Act 1967 was passed seventeen years later ... a widespread police clampdown on homosexual offences ... conspiring with Edward Montagu (the 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu) to commit these offences ...
Laws Regarding Child Sexual Abuse - In The United Kingdom
... rewrote its criminal code in the Sexual Offences Act of 2003 ... Act includes definitions and penalties for child sexual abuse offences, and (so far as relating to offences) applies to England and Wales and Northern Ireland ... The Scottish Law Commission published its review of rape and sexual offences in December 2007, which includes a similar consolidation and codification of child sexual abuse offences in Scotland ...
Social Security Administration Act 1992 - Offences - Prosecution - Legal Points
... The penalties for benefit fraud may be mitigated where it can be shown that the defendant would have been entitled to other forms of financial benefit, such as UK Tax Credits, had an appropriate claim on the true facts been lodged at the time ... A person convicted of benefit fraud may be held to have a 'criminal lifestyle' in confiscation proceedings under Parts 2, 4 ... of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. ...
List Of Laws And Reports On LGBT Rights In Ireland - Offences Against The Person (Ireland) Act 1829
... This act brought the provisions of the Offences Against the Person Act 1828 into law in Ireland ... Under the Offences Against the Person Act, 1828 buggery was punishable by death ...

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    A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this—that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made—not to understand—but to feel—as crime.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)