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The Commission is reviewing WA's sexual offence laws and the legal concept of 'consent'.
Current Projects

Project 113 - Sexual Offences

The Law Reform Commission of Western Australia is to review Chapter XXXI of the Criminal Code Compilation Act 1913 (WA) (Code) and sections 186, 191 and 192 of the Code and provide advice for consideration by the Government on possible amendments to enhance and update these provisions (and related or ancillary provisions or legal rules), having regard to contemporary understanding of, and community expectations relating to, sexual offences.

Terms of Reference for the project have been received.

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