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Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885
also called "An Act to make further provision for the Protection of Women and Girls and has one more synonym

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  1. the suppression of brothels, and other purposes", was the latest in a twenty-five year series of legislation in the United Kingdom beginning with the Offences Against The Person Act 1861 that raised the age of consent and delineated the penalties for

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  2. The Criminal Law Amendment Act was finally passed on August 14 and in its final form effectively repealed Sections 49 and 52 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and all of the 1875 version

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  3. 48 & 49 Victoria Cap. 69

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  4. also strengthened existing legislation against prostitution and recriminalized male homosexuality

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  5. This act was also notable for the circumstances of its passage in Parliament

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