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#Criminal Offence

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm Unauthorised

Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm

The warning says that there is no connection between the Central Bank-authorised firm PGMS (Ireland) Ltd and the unauthorised entity.

From The42 Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe Drastic Action

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

From TheJournal.ie Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay Criminal Offence

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay

Engaging in gay sex is a criminal offence in Kenya.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecution sometimes warranted for women who have abortions - Iona Institute Criminal Offence

Prosecution sometimes warranted for women who have abortions - Iona Institute

A woman who ordered pills online was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last week.

From TheJournal.ie Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty Courts

Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty

“I’m happy to serve but I fear I may lose my job,” the woman told Justice McCarthy.

From TheJournal.ie A lot of you don't know abortion carries a 14-year jail sentence Abortion

A lot of you don't know abortion carries a 14-year jail sentence

A substantial proportion of people did not know it is a crime to get an abortion when a woman’s life is not at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter publishes human trafficking bill to tackle forced begging Human Trafficking

Shatter publishes human trafficking bill to tackle forced begging

The Immigrant Council of Ireland welcomed the bill but said trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most predominant form.

Italy rules 'no balls' insult for men is a crime

In an unusual ruling, Italy’s Supreme Court has decided it is a crime to use the insult as it ‘hurts male pride’.

From TheJournal.ie Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence Forced Marriage

Britain to make forced marriage a criminal offence

David Cameron described the practice as being “little short of slavery”.

From TheJournal.ie New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests Disclosure

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests

An Oireachtas briefing paper outlines that Alan Shatter’s proposed legislation does not tackle ‘sacerdotal privilege’.

From TheJournal.ie Child protection bill published to close sex abuse law loophole Children

Child protection bill published to close sex abuse law loophole

Sentences of over five years in prison could be handed down if found guilty of withholding information.