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Provisions pertaining to sexual offences under Thai Penal Code has often been amended. Apart from benefits of legal fulfillment and construction, the amendment was made in line with currently social contexts (e.g., changes in belief, values, and social institutions). Such amendment is aimed to keep the statute updated and enforceable. Obviously, the recent amendment in relation thereto (27th Amendment), thereby definition of ‘raping’ was successfully reconsidered. This also covers element of (sex)
This paper is designed to scrutinize the rape crime, and collect relevant and problematic facts concerning the crime, court’s ruling. The paper also raises awareness of legal interpretation governing the crime.
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