Sexual exploitation and the Criminal Code

Patrick, Jeremy (2006) Sexual exploitation and the Criminal Code. Alberta Law Review, 43 (4). pp. 1057-1067. ISSN 0002-4821


This article discusses a section of Canada's Criminal Code that prohibits the sexual exploitation of young persons by adults in positions of trust or authority. It argues that the language employed in the statute is problematically vague and that judicial interpretation has only added to the confusion.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2013 03:53
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2013 02:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: sexual exploitation; age of consent
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940405 Law Reform

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