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A British court has ordered a York man acquitted of rape to alert police 24 hours in advance each time he plans to have sex with a woman. The man, whose name was not revealed by British media, must tell them the woman's name, address and date of birth.

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  1. does that include inflatable women?

  2. The order – which was drawn up by magistrates in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, and extended in York – reads: “You must disclose the details of any female including her name, address and date of birth.

    “You must do this at least 24 hours prior to any sexual activity taking place.”

    I’m curious what exactly this is going to accomplish, other than putting his braggadocio into the official record.

    1. I think that means consent has been established, so he can’t be convicted of rape. Or maybe it means consent may be established, once the police contact her. Or maybe it means he should switch to gay, since it specifies “female”.

  3. The order – which was drawn up by magistrates in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, and extended in York – reads: “You must disclose the details of any female including her name, address and date of birth.

    “You must do this at least 24 hours prior to any sexual activity taking place.”

    And here I used to think simply bringing a condom on a date with a lady was presumptuousness.

    1. better have your checklist handy as well to provide evidence of consent at every juncture.

  4. “Please include any non-Missionary positions that will be attempted, as well as pick up lines, date ideas, and sensual dinner recipes in your report. We are desperate!”

    1. photos and diagrams get extra credit

  5. Too bad they don’t have a real Bill of Rights in the UK.

    Too bad that we don’t have a Bill of Rights in the USA that is honored by the courts.

    No chance that police will abuse this:
    “Sexual risk orders were introduced in England and Wales in March last year and can be applied to any individual who the police believe poses a risk of sexual harm, even if they have never been convicted of a crime.
    They are civil orders imposed by magistrates at the request of police.

    This seems to be the next logical extension of the sexual predator list. The “Sexual Predator Pre-Crime list”.

  6. Is the UK always been a shit-hole, or is this new?

  7. Lots of this sort of thing in the US. The Brits are simply taking it to silly extremes. I am wondering just how in the world such a stupid order can be enforced, though it would give his partners a nice lever for blackmail. He’s very likely to be extremely careful of his associations now.

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