Regina v Quayle: 1992

The court considered the practice of prosecuting for indecent assault rather than unlawful sexual intercourse because of the higher sentence available.


(1992) 14 Cr App R(S) 726


Sexual Offences Act 1985

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CitedRegina v J HL 14-Oct-2004
The defendant was to have been accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 16. Proceedings could not be brought, because the allegation was more than a year old, and he was instead accused of indecent assault, but on the same . .
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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.216526