Bill advocates for abuse, incest victims' rights

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 4, 2007 16:39

The Knesset Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee approved on Wednesday a bill extending the statute of limitations on charges of sexual abuse and assault within the family from 10 to 20 years. The bill was proposed by NU-NRP MK Nissan Slominaksy, also allows victims in such cases to file a civil suit against their attackers up to a year after criminal proceedings end.


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