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Queen Elizabeth II okays upskirting ban in England, Wales


LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II has given royal approval to a regulation that will make it unlawful in England and Wales to take "upskirting" photos. The regulation will make it a criminal offense to take pictures under an individual's clothes with out permission.


It is the results of a marketing campaign began by way of Gina Martin after a man positioned a telephone between her legs and took a picture of her at a London tune pageant in 2017. Martin said on Tuesday the welcome alternate to the regulation was once a "long time coming". The marketing campaign had won give a boost to from quite a few celebrities together with Laura Whitmore and Dermot O'Leary, in addition to politicians such as Lib Dem MP Wera Hobhouse.


The invoice had the backing of PM Theresa May, who praised campaigners who had advocated for a change in legislation. Lawbreakers possibility being jailed for two years and being put on the intercourse offenders sign up. The regulation takes impact in April.


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