20 YEARS ON FROM THE SEXUAL OFFENCES ACT 2023! – THURSDAY 29TH JUNE 2023 – 16:00 – 17.00: - COST - £75 + VAT
You may be advising the client at the Police Station stage – or in the Office – or in your local Magistrates’ Court – or in the Crown Court – it is important that you have a general understanding of the position concerning all that has happened in the last 20 years since the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act 2023.
A COMPREHENSIVE SET OF NOTES WILL ACCOMPANY THIS PRESENTATION
This will be a 1-hour ZOOM presentation.
DON’T WORRY IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE ACTUAL PRESENTATION (OR NEVER INTENDED TO ATTEND) – YOU WILL STILL GET THE SET OF NOTES AND THE RECORDING WHICH YOU CAN SAVE TO A DEVICE OR WATCH AT YOUR LEISURE ON OUR YouTube CHANNEL
Anyone wishing to attend the session (or wishing to have the sets of notes and the recording afterwards without ever attending) should simply click here: mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org or ring me (or send me a text) – (07887) 842985 and book a place.
The following 20 ISSUES will be considered:
1 – The current position in relation to the interrogation of mobile phones or other devices held by complainants or witnesses or defendants in the proceedings – Case-law – Legislation – Guidance
2 – CONSENT – a bit of a minefield when dealing with sexual offences – do be aware of the rebuttable presumptions concerning consent and the non-rebuttable presumptions concerning consent and the role of alcohol in the area of CONSENT
3 – The offences in relation to ‘up-skirting’– amendments to the law on voyeurism
4 – The offences in relation to ‘breastfeeding’ – amendments to the law on voyeurism
5 – An understanding of Schedules 3 and 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003
6 – Notification Requirements – the Sex Offender register – Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 – Section 82 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003
7 – The crime of sexting – the age in order for it to be lawful
8 – The taking of indecent photographs of children
9 – Indecent images generally
10 – Ancillary Sexual Orders under Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 – Sexual Harm Prevention Orders (SHPO’s)
11 – Sexual Risk Orders
12 – Rape – the important case of Bree
13 – Samples – intimate and non-intimate – what advice are you going to give at the police station stage?
14 – Is consent to sexual activity a true consent where there has been the telling of lies by one of the parties? – the interesting case of Regina and Jason Lawrance
15 – The sentencing of Children and Young people in the area of sexual offences – the 2023 Court of Appeal decision of Rex v KH
16 – Sexual assault – is it an objective or a subjective test? – a question posed to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General
17 – A consideration of whether or not a belief was reasonably held (in an objective sense) in a consensual but under-age sexual case – Regina v Whitbread
18 – Abuse of a position of trust – the new Section 22A of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 as a result of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022
19 – Clients being sentenced under the Dangerous Offender regime for committing sexual offences and clients being deemed to be ‘Offenders of Particular Concern’ for committing sexual offences – an examination of the case of A and Regina
20 – Should the Youth Court accept jurisdiction on serious sexual offences? – the 2023 case of BH and Norwich Youth Court and the CPS
It will be a 1- hour live and interactive session conducted via ZOOM. There is absolutely no requirement for any attendee to have purchased ZOOM. We just send you an email with a link the day before the actual presentation and you click on the link. It could not be simpler.
PLEASE LET US KNOW THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF THE PERSON TO WHOM WE SHOULD SEND THE INVOICE IF IT IS TO SOMEONE OTHER THAN YOURSELF
Invoices will be sent after the presentation and our normal terms of business apply i.e. PAYMENT WITHIN 14 DAYS – the cost for each person attending or purchasing the recording is £75 + VAT – if you have attended the presentation there will be no additional charge for a copy of the recordings