Criminal Code now expressly includes strangulation and stealthing
The Criminal Code Amendment Act 2022 commenced on 22 August 2022 and makes the following changes to Tasmania’s Criminal Code
- New standalone offence of ‘Strangulation’ and associated amendments (such as alternative verdicts) and
- Amends section 2A ‘Consent’ to specifically address ‘stealthing’ behaviour (in the context of the offence of rape).
Read about the changes in detail by visiting the following fact sheets