Tougher law on sexual abuse of children unveiled

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Tougher law on sexual abuse of children unveiled
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The courts will be able to prohibit sex offenders who have released from prison from entering schools and other places frequented by children under proposed changes to the 2014 law on the sexual abuse of minors.

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said that proposed amendments will be submitted to cabinet on Monday and then forwarded to the House of Representatives for approval with aim of tackling gaps in the current law.

The changes widen the powers of the body charged with monitoring those convicted of sexual offences against minors and allow courts to introduce...


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Tougher law on sexual abuse of children unveiled


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