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Call for Solomon's penal code reform

Call for Solomon's penal code reform

Updated 25 June 2013, 14:15 AEST

The Solomon Islands Law Reform Commission has called for major changes in the country's penal code to redefine sexual offences.

In its review, the Commission made 27 recommendations for the law to be changed for offences including rape, incest and child abuse.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Philip Kanairara, Commission's Principal Legal Officer

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