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Legislature passes sex crime bill

2017-06-19 08:01     Comment:2

The Legislative Assembly (AL) has passed a government-initiated amendment bill on sex crimes listed in the Macau Penal Code, which is slated to take effect 60 days after its promulgation in the Official Gazette (BO).

The bill was passed during a plenary session on Friday.

The new piece of legislation includes a separate category for sexual harassment with the offence now being listed as a semi-public crime.



Legislative Assembly (AL) President Ho Iat Seng (right) presides over Friday’s plenary session. Photo: GCS

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  • visitors2017061913:242017-06-19 13:24

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  • visitors2017061913:262017-06-19 13:26

    Does this include revenge porn law? There are a lot of unreported cases due to fear of retaliation from these sick Portuguese offenders. Believe me, I know. Please pass the necessary laws as fast as you can. Every day that passes more innocent lives are at stake.

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