Special directions for consent in sexual assault trials
The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Consent Reforms) Act 2021 commences on 1 June 2022. Changes to the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 affect certain sexual assault trials commencing from that date. An advance copy of the chapter of the NSW Judicial Commission’s Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book dealing with these changes is available here.
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