Recent developments in sexual offences

CPD points accredited : 2 points

Overview

Delivered by Van Ma, this course explains the important provisions of the Crimes Ordinance and offers a practical discussion of the important cases in this area. 

Essential for all criminal practitioners seeking to refresh their knowledge in this area and for those interested in this area of law, this course will cover a number of key legal principles of sexual offences cases in relation to taking upskirt photos and sexual intercourse with a female under the age of 16.

The course includes 1.5 hours recorded webinar, links to important cases, discussion questions and an evaluation form.

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Learning Outcome

  • Have a better understanding of sexual offences in relation to taking upskirt photos and sexual intercourse with a female under the age of 16
  • Understand the three difference offences which a person who is suspected of taking upskirt photos could be charged with, namely, behaving in a disorderly manner in a public place(s.17B(2) Public Order Ordinance), acts outraging public decency (common law offence) and access to computer with dishonest intent (s.161 Crimes Ordinance)
  • A refresher on principles of absolute liability offence
  • Detailed discussion of Kulemesin v HKSAR [2013] 16 HKCFAR 195 and HKSAR v Choi Wai Lun [2018] HKCFA 18 and the five possible bases of criminal liability

Presenter – Van MA

CALL
Hong Kong          2013

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Civil and Criminal   

CONTACT
van@van-ma.com

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