Consent to serious harm for sexual gratification not a defence

Consultation opened on 09 November 2020. Closing date 11 January 2021.


Consultation launched following a review on the use of ‘consent to serious harm for sexual gratification’ as a defence,


Consultation description

This consultation has been extended until 11January 2021.


Responses to the consultation can be submitted via Citizen Space an external website at

If you require a copy of the consultation in an alternative format please contact the Department by email or in writing to Consent Defence Review Team, Department of Justice, Massey House, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SX.

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