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V1287 - Protection of Children Act 2017 Watch

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    V1287 - Protection of Children Act 2017, The Rt. Hon. DayneD89 & The Rt. Hon. Obiejess MP


    Protection of Children Act 2017


    An Act to legalise forms of pornographic material that do not lead to the harm of children.

    BE IT ENACTED by The Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the consent of the Commons in this present parliament assembled, in accordance with the provisions of the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

    PART I.
    LEGALISATION OF SIMULATED PORNOGRAPH INVOLVING MINORS


    (1) Amends The Protection of Children Act 1978, sec. 1-

    (1) (Subject to sections 1A and 1B,) it is an offence for a person—

    (a) to take, or permit to be taken or to make, any indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; or

    (b) to distribute or show such indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs; or

    (c) to have in his possession such indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs, with a view to their being distributed or shown by himself or others; or

    (d) to publish or cause to be published any advertisement likely to be understood as conveying that the advertiser distributes or shows such indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs, or intends to do so.

    to;

    (1) (Subject to sections 1A and 1B,) it is an offence for a person—

    (a) to take, or permit to be taken or to make, any indecent photograph of a child; or

    (b) to distribute or show such indecent photographs; or

    (c) to have in his possession such indecent photographs, with a view to their being distributed or shown by himself or others; or

    (d) to publish or cause to be published any advertisement likely to be understood as conveying that the advertiser distributes or shows such indecent, or intends to do so.

    (2) Amends The Protection of Children Act 1978, sec. 4-

    (4) Where a person is charged with an offence under subsection (1)(b) or (c), it shall be a defence for him to prove—

    (a) that he had a legitimate reason for distributing or showing the photographs or pseudo-photographs or (as the case may be) having them in his possession; or

    (b )that he had not himself seen the photographs or pseudo-photographs and did not know, nor had any cause to suspect, them to be indecent.

    to;

    (4) Where a person is charged with an offence under subsection (1)(b) or (c), it shall be a defence for him to prove—

    (a) that he had a legitimate reason for distributing or showing the photographs or (as the case may be) having them in his possession; or

    (b )that he had not himself seen the photographs and did not know, nor had any cause to suspect, them to be indecent.



    PART II.
    COMMENCEMENT, SHORT TITLE AND EXTENT

    (3) This Act shall come into force 1st January 2018

    (4) This Act may be cited as the Protection of Children Act 2017

    (5) This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom


    notesThis article forms the academic basis for this change. It shows how the legalisation of pornographic material led to a fall in cases of sexual assaults using data from 9 countries (Czech Republic, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sweden and the USA). This is despite a rising crime rate in some of those countries at the same time. Further it uses the examples of Denmark and the Czech Republic to show that the legalisation of simulated child pornography came before a dramatic fall in cases of child molestation
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    For ****'s sake. Like srsly? Legalising Porn of Kids and for Kids is just perverted. I cannot even accept this. Utter *******s.
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    You mean those suspiciously youthful drawings that sometimes come up and even your old chap refuses to look at that? Sure, because I think it's better to beat the meat to that with no harm done to actual living children than to hang around playgrounds in a trench coat. Some people simply suffer from mental disorders and if the data show this helps against the distribution of actual child pornography and they keep it to themselves, I don't see why the rest of us should be hunting them down like criminals.
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    Currently abstain as I don't believe the evidence provided is especially relevant to this specific issue. I propose that we wait to see the outcome of the Japanese experiment and then act.
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    Rakas21 Can you change my abstain to a no please?
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    (Original post by aidenj)
    Rakas21 Can you change my abstain to a no please?
    Not a problem.
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    Literally just a more wordy version of the Socialists' Bill from a couple terms back legalising drawn pornographic images of children.

    I wish it luck. With an aye.
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    One Abstain was changed to a Nay in seat 5.

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    Order!
    The Ayes to the right, 13.
    The Noes to the left, 20.
    Abstentions, 12.

    I think the Nay's have it! The Nay's have it! Unlock!!
 
 
 
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