Dominica: Consensual 'buggery' will not be legalized

A recommendation to legalize consensual buggery among adults in Dominica, which was submitted to a committee recently set up to review the country’s Sexual Offenses Act was denied, Legal Consultant, Ray Harris has revealed.

The government is working on tightening the Sexual Offenses Act of 1998 and the committee, under the chairmanship of Harris, was set up in October 2015 to make necessary observations and recommendations. A draft will soon be sent to parliament for approval.

Local group, Minority Rights Dominica (MiriDom), has been calling on the government to take another look at the law with a view to having it repealed. Read more via Dominica News Online