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Filming Sex Without Consent Is A Criminal Offence

Sat 7th Mar 2020

Filming Sex Without Consent Is A Criminal Offence

" Anyone who films a partner during sex without their consent is committing the criminal offence of voyeurism, the court of appeal has ruled in a case that may affect the Crown Prosecution Service’s apparent reluctance to bring charges.

The ruling by three judges came at the end of an unsuccessful appeal by a man convicted of filming himself having sex with prostitutes. His lawyers argued that the voyeurism law allowed him to do so since even a bedroom is not a private place if he was there legitimately."

The CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) is reviewing an appeal in a case going through judical review. To read more about this click on the following link:  https://www.theguardian.com/law/2020/jan/28/filming-partner-without-their-consent-during-sex-ruled-a-criminal-offence?CMP=share_btn_tw