The Review of Sexual Offences Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission published a consultation paper on Sentencing and Related Matters in the Review of Sexual Offences on November 12, 2020. This consultation paper is the fourth and final part of the overall review of substantive sexual offences. It covers a review of the penalties for offences proposed in the report on Review of Substantive Sexual Offences, examines ways to reform and improve treatment and rehabilitation of sex offenders in Hong Kong, and reviews the Sexual Conviction Record Check Scheme.
The Council is organizing an online seminar on the Consultation paper on “Sentencing and Related Matters in the Review of Sexual Offences” on February 3, 2021 (Wednesday) to facilitate the sector’s discussion of the consultation paper, as well as to collect the sector’s views. Interested participants please register by February 1, 2021 (Monday).
For further information, please contact Mr Wing-sun Chan, Officer (Family and Community) at 2876 2466 or by email [email protected].