Heads protest over new sex law;News;News amp; Opinion;In brief

19th November 1999 at 00:00
THE National Association of Head Teachers has repeated its opposition to criminalising sexual relationships between 16- and 17-year-olds and their teachers.

The Government is relaunching its Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill- stalled last year because of a lack of time - that would outlaw consensual affairs between a teacher and a pupil over the age of consent who attend the same institution.

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