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Petition Increasing personal liability and sentencing penalties of persons found guilty of sexual assaults (687 signatures)

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Title

Petition Increasing personal liability and sentencing penalties of persons found guilty of sexual assaults (687 signatures)

Other title

Tabled Paper 1332

Collection

Tabled Papers for 5th Assembly 1987 - 1990; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1990-05-02

Description

Tabled by Cecilia Padgham-Purich

Notes

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/298622

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/814775

Page content

TO THE HONOURABLE, THE SPEAKER and MEMBERS ASSEMBLY FOR THE NORTHERN TERRITORY THE LEGISLATIVE THE HUMBLE PETITION OF CITIZENS OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY^, RESPECTFULLY SHEVETH that women are becoming increasingly concerned and angry at the growing number and seriousness of sexual assaults directed by men to women and children in the community and believe that this violence is encouraged by lenient sentences which lack deterrance for these crimes, YOUR PETITIONERS therefore urgently request the Legislative Assembly to reconsider all relevant legislation relating ,to sexual assaults and sentencing with a view to greatly increasing the liability of the perpetrators of. these crimes to the victims and the community by heavy personal compensation and Jieavie^ penalties attached to these crimes and by so doing will decrease the incidence and severity of these crimes, and your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray. V' . t NAME ________ .</ 4$. KflE.fiWE. j i V P-jJrw l l * 2 W s Srp- ic H-cr^O VA ADDRESS P 0 . I5 c< & f / {/<//>') p/ y 7>c>n Jii ^ l O o C i r k f u O l j /O M j C L J r f ) t c ^ J L e l s ^ ^ f a C Lou . iJGNATURS \ S l - R j . A -u l \2 o Q ik f id fe w / ) C k h i f s V O V L f i f l J v A o G ^ a e N ^ - ' V ^ - O , \ - A e x . n j z / o p i / l r / t 31 j W M s G r c f i n d e r .T- < 9 S 3 Q ^ C> & a o ig tf ( M - I k .iu e e oZ/ f f t fh o n u C / r c , D r i v e r '7


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