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Sexual harm prevention and risk orders(1079A/23)


1.How many sexual harm prevention orders were granted on conviction between 2018 and 2022?

2.How many were granted on a standalone application by the chief constable between 2018 and 2022?

3.How many sexual risk orders were granted between 2018 and 2022?

4.Please break down the results by year between men and women.

5.Of the female subjects who were made subject to any of these orders how many were born male?


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