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What does CLA stand for?

CLA stands for Criminal Law Amendment (various locations)


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A day after M AIL T ODAY highlighted the apathy towards women's safety as the government justified the exclusion of stalking from the Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2012, on the ground that such an offence is difficult to prove in the court of law, Tirath once again attempted to revive the demand to deem stalking as a sex crime on Friday.
This study grew out of a doctoral thesis and takes as its starting point the Criminal Law Amendment Act which outlawed 'acts of gross indecency' between men.
When the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885 criminalized all indecent sexual acts between males, the risk of blackmail increased since male prostitutes by definition were criminal and had little to lose by picking up some money on the side.
Rather than re-examine legislative measures to mitigate against the effects of prostitution like the Contagious Diseases Acts or those that attempted to curtail vice like the Criminal Law Amendment of 1885, Bartley documents the development of methods to keep girls from engaging in the trade and to reform those already involved.