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Aus state to reform sexual assault law
Aus state to reform sexual assault law

Sydney, May 25 (TIWN) The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) will adopt affirmative consent as part of a reform to its sexual assault laws, Attorney General Mark Speakman announced on Tuesday.

Speakman said the state government was adopting or adopting in principle 44 recommendations made late last year by a state commission reviewing consent in relation to sexual offences, reports dpa news agency.  He also pointed to two key reforms relating to consent that go further.

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