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Rape: Trials

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 2352, tabled on 30 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to amend subsection 41(3)c(i) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 which allows rape complainant's previous sexual history to be used as evidence in court.

Answered on

5 July 2017

The Attorney General and the previous Justice Secretary committed to looking at how s41 is operating in practice. MoJ keep all areas of criminal justice procedure under ongoing review.

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