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Equal Age of Consent Inquiry

Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Bill 2002 To print this Bill, select "Language Level one" from the drop down menu in the bottom left hand corner of the Print screen (after selecting "print" from the file menu)

Reference from the Attorney General received on 3 September 2002—4 September 2002, 3rd Session, Minutes No. 30, Item 7. That the Standing Committee on Social Issues inquire into and report on: The social and legal impact of the lowering of the age of consent for homosexual males to the same age which applies to heterosexual males and females and lesbians, and in particular, the lowering of the age of consent for homosexual males as proposed in the Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Bill 2002 introduced into the Legislative Council on 29 August 2002, and Any related matter.

That the Standing Committee on Social Issues inquire into and report on: The social and legal impact of the lowering of the age of consent for homosexual males to the same age which applies to heterosexual males and females and lesbians, and in particular, the lowering of the age of consent for homosexual males as proposed in the Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Bill 2002 introduced into the Legislative Council on 29 August 2002, and Any related matter.


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