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#Criminal Offence

# criminal-offence - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Four men jailed in England and Wales over the past year following introduction of 'upskirting law'

Data shows the vast majority of the offences took place in supermarkets and shops

# criminal-offence - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm

The warning says that there is no connection between the Central Bank-authorised firm PGMS (Ireland) Ltd and the unauthorised entity.

# criminal-offence - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

# criminal-offence - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay

Engaging in gay sex is a criminal offence in Kenya.

# criminal-offence - Monday 11 April, 2016

Prosecution sometimes warranted for women who have abortions - Iona Institute

A woman who ordered pills online was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last week.

# criminal-offence - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty

“I’m happy to serve but I fear I may lose my job,” the woman told Justice McCarthy.

# criminal-offence - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A lot of you don't know abortion carries a 14-year jail sentence

A substantial proportion of people did not know it is a crime to get an abortion when a woman’s life is not at risk.

# criminal-offence - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Shatter publishes human trafficking bill to tackle forced begging

The Immigrant Council of Ireland welcomed the bill but said trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most predominant form.

# criminal-offence - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Italy rules 'no balls' insult for men is a crime Löw Blow

Italy rules 'no balls' insult for men is a crime

In an unusual ruling, Italy’s Supreme Court has decided it is a crime to use the insult as it ‘hurts male pride’.

# criminal-offence - Friday 8 June, 2012

Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence

David Cameron described the practice as being “little short of slavery”.

# criminal-offence - Monday 21 May, 2012

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests

An Oireachtas briefing paper outlines that Alan Shatter’s proposed legislation does not tackle ‘sacerdotal privilege’.

# criminal-offence - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Child protection bill published to close sex abuse law loophole

Sentences of over five years in prison could be handed down if found guilty of withholding information.