The 2 Clauses that almost very defence and prosecution lawyers say are unjust & unworkable. Simon Bridges says many 100’s of innocent young men will be imprisoned
Clause 8. Can’t present previous sexual experiences with the person who claims they were raped.
Clause 14. Defence to present a year before the trial.
As you may be aware it is the inconsistencies between statements that finds if she is not telling the truth. The complainant could get to discuss their answer with the police or whomever they want for a year before trial.
Bill of rights report gives the new law the approval. Bridges says no lawyer could give the new law that approval.
Bridges says many 100’s of innocent young men will be imprisoned.