Changes in the NSW legislation can mean that men & # 39; yes & # 39; must be told before they have sex with their wives
Spouses would soon & # 39; yes & # 39; should be able to hear before having sex with their wives under sweeping consent laws that experts have knocked down as a & # 39; waste of time & # 39;
- NSW Law Reform Commission wants to clarify what the law defines as permission
- Legal experts have slammed the milestone changes as & # 39; complex & # 39;
- A person would & # 39; yes & # 39; have to say to agree to a sexual act
- Proponents of rape and domestic violence said that changes would not stop attacks
Men must have a clear & # 39; yes & # 39; from their wives before they jump to bed together under sweeping new sexual consent laws that experts consider as a & # 39; waste of time & # 39; have slammed shut.
According to current laws in NSW, a person only refuses permission if he refuses sex physically or verbally.
The new laws, similar to Victoria and Tasmania, mean that a person does not agree by simply not opposing sex.
The proposed reforms have been considered complex & # 39; by the Australian Lawyers Alliance Greg Barns (photo). slammed, claiming that laws are fair enough as they are
Australian Bar Alliance Greg Barns said the changes were unnecessary and a clear mood killer because & # 39; we know that sex doesn't happen like that & # 39 ;.
Services for rape and domestic violence, Australia, Karen Willis, said just because a woman on the altar & I do & # 39; says it doesn't mean it's for life.
The monumental proposal comes after a revision of rape laws by the NSW Law Reform Commission.
The assessment was fueled by a high-profile rape case involving Luke Lazarus, who was convicted and subsequently acquitted of raping the 18-year-old Virgin Saxon Mullins on her first night out at King's Cross in Sydney.
Mr Barns said that the current consent laws were already fair and clear and did not require reform.
& # 39; It's almost like you want people to have a contractual analysis, & # 39; said Mr. Barns The Daily Telegraph.
& # 39; These cases are complex in the law regarding consent and we think it is reasonably workable as it is. & # 39;
Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia executive officer, Karen Willis, supported the proposed changes that would encourage partners to talk about sex
Mrs. Willis said she supported the proposed changes that would encourage partners to talk about sex.
28-year-old Lazarus was convicted in 2015 of raping Mullins in an alley behind his father's nightclub two years earlier
& # 39; Only because you ever & # 39; I do say & # 39; doesn't mean you have to say it for the rest of your life, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; If you are not 100 percent sure if the person agrees and do not want to ask, just stop. & # 39;
28-year-old Lazarus was convicted in 2015 of raping Mullins in an alley behind his father's nightclub two years earlier.
He was sentenced to at least three years in prison, but appealed against the verdict and was acquitted on the basis of his belief in consent was reasonable.
Saxon was out in the popular Sydney party strip on her first night when the incident occurred.
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