Updated 20th June 2018
But the whole business is worrying some in Forumland with regards whether it will apply to paparazzi upskirt shots of their favourite celeb:
Updated 15th January 2019
And so finally with it picked government and brought forward with its own bill after the embarrassment of old Chope’s savage gumming of the private members bill being enough to stop it:
Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill (bbc.co.uk).
The new legislation, approved in the House of Lords and now only awaiting the formality of Royal Assent, will see offenders face up to two years in jail.
Gina Martin, 26, said the decision was “politics and society at its best“.
Updated 12th April 2019
Upskirting now a crime after woman’s campaign (bbc.co.uk).
Offenders will face up to two years in prison for taking an image or video under somebody’s clothing in order to see their genitals or underwear.
Gina Martin, who led the calls for change, said she hoped the change in law would help people “feel comfortable” to report such crimes.
- Frisky hotel guests are driving people mad by having sex up against windows (Latest picks 5th August 2017)
- Massachusetts banned the taking of upskirt photos (Pick of the Week 12th March 2014)