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In many ways, neither statute is fit for purpose in 21st century Ireland. One of the most notable failings is the lack of a statutory definition of consent. Despite the fact that consent is the central dividing line between a legitimate sexual act and rape and is the centrally contested issue in the majority of trials, there is no clear definition of what is required for a legally valid consent. The available guidance hails from decided cases.
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this ideal likely to be treated with suspicion. Those who work or research in the area of sexual violence have repeatedly highlighted the need for public awareness initiatives which inform the public about the reality of sexual offences in order to curb prejudicial attitudes which tend to blame victims of rape. Such public awareness should also focus on seeking to minimise coercive sexual practices by highlighting the importance of making sure that one's partner is consenting freely.
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