The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock
The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock

Sexual harassment and assault

Tougher penalties needed to deter sex offenders, Hong Kong law review panel says

  • Experts appointed by the government complete a 14-year review of existing crimes and penalties, finding them insufficient
  • Among its recommendations: new offences covering sexual exploitation of minors and incentives for felons to undergo treatment while in prison

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock
The panel has proposed sentencing caps for 30 new offences, including crimes aimed at deterring the sexual exploitation of minors. Photo: Shutterstock
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