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Offence Of Outraging Public Decency Triable Either Way

Volume 405: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2003

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'(1) After paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c.43) (offences triable either way by virtue of section 17) there is inserted—

"1A An offence at common law of outraging public decency.".

(2) This section does not apply in relation to any offence committed before the commencement of this section.'.— [Paul Goggins.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.