Strict liability for offence of under-age sex does not offend presumption of innocence – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted September 29th, 2011 in age of consent, human rights, news, sexual offences, strict liability by sally

“The Strasbourg Court has rejected as manifestly ill-founded a complaint that the offence of strict liability for rape of a child under 13 violated the right to a presumption if innocence under Article 6 and respect for private life under Article 8.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 28th September 2011