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reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law

Isabella E. Okagbue

reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law

by Isabella E. Okagbue

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Isabella Okagbue.
SeriesNigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (Series)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/10145 (K)
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1659587M
ISBN 109782353256
LC Control Number91222277

(2) Where any person being a citizen of Nigeria is deported from any British possession to Nigeria under the provisions of any law of such possession and for offences similar to the offences contained in section , A, B, , A, or B, such person may, on arrival in Nigeria, be kept temporarily in custody and returned under police.   SEXUAL OFFENCES ACT The sexual offence Act was the attempt to reform the existence law and common law provisions as it relates to sexual offences. () House of Lords ruled that rape within marriage could be a criminal offence. Penetration is a continuing act and the consent must be valid throughout the process s(2) andn.

One common feature in the three jurisdictions; Nigeria, United States of America and England; is there common acceptance of the common law definition of the offence of Rape as the foundation in principle to what constitutes the offence of Rape in. Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Act An Introduction iii Charge Book The Judicial College of Victoria’s Criminal Charge Book Consultation Paper Criminal Law Review, Department of Justice, Review of Sexual 2 It was also developed within the policy framework developed by the Victorian Law Reform Commission in its Sexual Offences.

[2] The Criminal Procedure Amendment (Sexual and Other Offences) Act (the amending Act) inserted several new provisions into the Criminal Procedure Act relating to delay in complaint in prescribed sexual assault proceedings. The rationale for the amendments can be sourced to a report by a Taskforce commissioned by the former Attorney General (NSW). 1 .   Keeping in mind the dynamics of Indian Criminal Law and its progressive nature, Justice Verma Committee in again expressed the need for gender-neutral laws governing sexual offences. In addition to that, it is very necessary to acknowledge the grey area in the Indian Penal Code, with regard to the acts of sexual violence against men and.


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Reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law by Isabella E. Okagbue Download PDF EPUB FB2

The reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law (Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) [Okagbue, Isabella E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law (Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)Author: Isabella Reform of sexual offences in Nigerian criminal law book.

Okagbue. To be a world class institution that is the primary source of information, training and advice at the highest level of policy formulation on legal matters, effectively impacting on local and international institutions in the development of law. Isabella Okagbue, The Reform of Sexual Offences in Nigerian Criminal Law,NIALS Press, p.4 Ibid.

3 Ibid. 4 The Criminal Code Act was in force in Northern Nigeria until 30 September and. Abuja — For two days last week, the Nigerian Law Reform Commission (NLRC) hosted stakeholders to a workshop on the review and reform of the laws relating to Rape and Other Sexual Offences.

The objective is to re- examine the law, determine its adequacy. Sexual offence case reform to be considered by Law Reform Commission. The State’s expert legal body is to examine the law regarding the inclusion of victims’ sexual history in trials and the high attrition rate in sexual offences cases.

Discussion Paper Reform of Law on Sexual Offences (not involving a physical contact between the Perpetrator and the Victim) in the Criminal Code [LRC_R&PMay ] Discussion Paper Reform of Law on Sexual Offences involving a physical contact between the Perpetrator and the Victim [LRC_R&PApr ].

Dee Smythe is Professor and Director of the Law, Race and Gender Unit in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is also senior lecturer in the Department of Public Law.

She is the author (with Pithey, B., and Artz, L) of Commentary on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of (1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act (2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister for Justice and Equality may appoint by order or orders whether generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

Finally, the last two chapters broaden the debate to discuss criminal law reform in general, examining various reform bodies and mechanisms across England, Wales and Scotland.

Criminal Law Reform Now highlights and explores the current reform debates that matter most to legal experts, with each chapter making a case for positive change. LAW REFORM COMMISSION’S ROLE The Law Reform Commission is an independent statutory body established by the Law Reform Commission Act The Commission’s principal role is to keep the law under review and to make proposals for reform, in particular by recommending the enactment of legislation to clarify and modernise the law.

The paper highlights the new offences in the law, new provisions in the law which impact on criminal procedure and rights protecting the interests of victims, injured parties and witnesses.

The paper also identifies issues of harmonisation with existing related sexual offences, data protection and sentencing : Omoba Oladele Opeolu Osinuga. AND WHEREAS it is desirable to codify and, where necessary, reform the common criminal law of Zimbabwe¾ (a) in conformity with the fundamental principles set out in the Constitution and other fundamental principles developed over time by our criminal justice system; and.

Criminal law is a dynamic and popular element of all law degrees. Unlocking Criminal Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject.

The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Background to criminal law Homicide Actus reus Non-fatal offences against the person Mens rea Sexual offences.

Only Lagos state is known to have embarked on a reasonable reform and update of its substantive and procedural criminal laws with the enactment of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, and recently the Criminal Law of Lagos 3 Accurate official data on this issue is hard to find.

In addition to the writers sample survey File Size: 70KB. A Fair Chance: Proposals for Sexual Assault Law Reform in NSW (November ). New South Wales Adult Sexual Assault Interagency Committee, n 2 at 4. Criminal Justice Sexual Offences Taskforce, Responding to Sexual Assault: the way forward (Sydney: Criminal Law Review Division, Attorney General’s Department NSW, December ).

This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act (3/) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

BRETT, Sir Lionel and McClean, Ian, The Criminal Law and Procedure of Lagos, Eastern Nigeria and Western Nigeria, London,lxxiii, p.; new edition by / by C.O.

Madarikan and T. Akinola Aguda, Brett and McLean's The criminal law and procedure of the six southern states of Nigeria, London: Sweet & Maxwell,lxxxiv, p.

(series. Reform of Discriminatory Sexual Offences Laws in the Commonwealth and Other Jurisdictions | ase tudy of Moambique Page 11 Enforcement and Impact of the Law Sexual offences are endemic in Mozambique and it is estimated that rape cases account for half of all recorded violence in the country.4 The criminal justice system.

This is also recognized in Kenya’s Adolescent SRHR policy and international law. But in Kenya, adolescents involved in noncoercive and nonexploitative sex are exposed to a threat of criminal sanctions under the Kenya Sexual Offense Act (SOA).

This conflict between law and policy imposes barriers for achieving equitable adolescent SRHR outcomes. Special report: rape and other sexual offences / Criminal Law and Penal Methods Reform Committee of South Australia [Govt. Pr.] [Adelaide] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

As to consolidation, while the enactment of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act has provided for significant reform,13 it did not involve complete consolidation of the law, and it remains the case that some sexual offences on the statute book date back to the 19th century.(e) inviting the child to engage or participate in any sexual, indecent or obscene act which, if done, would involve the commission of an offence against the child, or (f) inviting, inducing or coercing the child to observe any sexual, indecent or obscene act, for the purpose of corrupting or depraving the child.Sexual offences in the ACT are governed by the Crimes Act As well as including numerous offences against children below the age of consent, the act sets out various categories of offences involving sexual intercourse with most sexual offences against adults, an absence of consent is an essential :