Rape within marriage, 1991

Submitted by: Social Welfare Special Committee 

The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, awaits the deferred judgement from the House of Lords in the case of Regina v. “R” and upholding its belief in the equality of men and women before the law, supports the Law Commission’s proposal that a husband should no longer be immune from prosecution for rape within marriage, and urges the Law Commission to issue recommendations for legislation on the ancillary issues.

Affiliated Societies dissociated from this Resolution: – Family & Youth Concern

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