Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 2007

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The Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 2007 was a law adopted by the States of Jersey in 2006 and registered in 2007. It reduced the age of consent in Jersey for "the crime of sodomie" between males to 16, legalised sodomie between men and women, and introduced new provisions about positions of trust.

It was introduced to comply with the European Convention on Human Rights.

Extenal links report to the States of Jersey relating to the proposed Law\htm\LawFiles\2007%2FL-02-2007.htm#_Toc156719850 text of the Law