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Rape: Trials

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 4856, tabled on 13 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases where a rape complainant's previous sexual history was used as evidence in court without an application being made to the judge under subsection 41(3)(c)(i) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 prior to the trial have taken place in each of the last five years.

Answered on

20 July 2017

This information requested is not held centrally.

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