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New laws around paedophiles set to be introduced

Category: Capital Radio News

New laws being introduced to the Legislative Assembly today will make it easier for juries in Canberra to hear about a paedophiles' past sexual abuse.

Under the new laws, priests would also be forced to give evidence about anything disclosed during religious confession.

The legislation is the final part of the ACT's criminal reforms to come from Royal Commission recommendations.

 

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