Call for comment: Criminal Code Amendment (Sexual Assault) Bill

Nic McBride

3 February 2017

    The Government is seeking feedback on a draft Bill to amend the Criminal Code Act 1924.

    The draft Bill introduces amendments to modernise the law of rape in Tasmania. The draft Bill extends the crime of rape to include sexual penetration by inanimate objects as well as other body parts.

    View the suggested amendment

    Comments on the proposed Bill should be sent to Legislation.Development@justice.tas.gov.au  by Friday 3 February.