Justice Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims Act NI 2022 Guidance

Date published: 05 December 2023

This document contains guidance on the Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022  (referred to in the guidance as the 2022 Act). The 2022 Act received Royal Assent on 27 April 2022.



The guidance, which has been developed in liaison with criminal justice partners,  should be read in conjunction with the 2022 Act and with the Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (referred to in the guidance as “the 2008 Order”).

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