Sletvold 2012 Laws

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Author: Richard Sletvold

Title: PGA v The Queen

Subtitle: Do laws just disappear?

Journal: Adelaide Law Review

Volume: 33

Issue: 2

Year: 2012

Pages: 573-579

ISSN: 0065-1915 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century, 21st Century | Australian History | Types: Marital Rape



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Abstract: »The year was 1963. Mr and Ms P had married in the previous spring, and on the second-to-last weekend in March they were expecting their first child. By the end of the second weekend in April, they were a family of three. The child grew. The seasons changed. The years went on. Man landed on the moon, invented the World Wide Web, and decoded the human genome; nearly five decades passed. And then, one day in 2009, Ms P succeeded in having the police pursue her claim that Mr P had raped her twice, all those years ago, on those weekends in 1963.« (Source: Adelaide Law Review)

Contents:

  I Introduction (p. 573)
  II Hale's Proposition (p. 574)
  III The Judgments (p. 575)
    A The Majority (p. 576)
    B The Dissenters (p. 576)
      1 Justice Heydon (p. 576)
      2 Justice Bell (p. 577)
  IV Cessante Ratione Legis, Cessat Ipsa Lex (p. 577)
  V Conclusion (p. 579)

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Added: January 17, 2015 – Last updated: January 17, 2015