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Rape: Trials

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Phillip Lee Phillip Lee The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The Attorney General and Justice Secretary are looking at how section 41 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 is working in practice. This includes examining the original policy intent of the legislation, its implementation and how it is currently operating.

The Ministry of Justice does not collect data on the number of victims of rape who appeared at Crown Courts in England and Wales and were asked about their sexual history by lawyers for the defence.

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