The Buggery Act formally An Acte for the punishment of the vice of Buggerie (25 Hen. 8 c. . Timeline of LGBT history · LGBT rights in the United Kingdom · LGBT rights in Jamaica . Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version.
Court of Judicature, challenging the country's laws criminalizing “buggery” and other We refer collectively to these provisions as Jamaica's “anti- sodomy law.”.
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United Kingdom Statutory Instruments. The Act, piloted through Parliament by Thomas Cromwell , punished "the detestable and abominable Vice of Buggery committed with Mankind or Beast". If you know your rights, you can better defend yourself if you are subjected to abuse or discrimination of any kind. The Act defined buggery as an unnatural sexual act against the will of God and man. Although buggery refers to anal sex between a man and another man, a woman or an animal, in practice the law is predominately enforced against two men. Although he had been married three times, and had four children, he was also accused of buggery. Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page. What Jamaican Law says about Homosexuality:. Acts of the Parliament of Scotland. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. The new Act expressly specified that conviction of buggery no longer required proof of completion "emission of seed" pontoon tube
evidence of penetration was sufficient for conviction.