In his report on the proposed reform, the Attorney-general explains that current sanctions for indecent assault
are too lenient, in comparison to other European countries.
Jurors could not reach verdicts on two charges of indecent assault
and one of inciting a child to commit indecency.
1 at the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench, Winnipeg, to four years in prison on each of eight counts of indecent assault
and four counts of gross indecency.
The police investigation will continue in order to determine if indecent assault
was forced on any other boys.
A former Olympic diver yesterday pleaded guilty to 42 charges of indecent assault
and indecency against three girls as young as six over 11 years.
In June he was arrested on suspicion of three further offences of indecent assault
, again involving men.
Printer was convicted of two counts of indecent assault
and one attempted serious sexual assault.
But the jury reached a majority verdict that he was also guilty of another indecent assault
against the same woman.
Rolf Harris facing seven counts of indecent assault
He is accused of four counts of indecent assault
on a boy aged 11 to 14, four counts of indecent assault
on a boy aged 11 to 12 and two counts of indecent assault
on a boy aged 11 to 13.
The seventh defendant, Peter Moore, 72, pleaded not guilty to three counts of aiding and abetting an indecent assault
on a child.
Scotland Yard detectives were called in after a male member of staff made a complaint of an alleged serious indecent assault
at the palace.