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As a result of
changes to the laws the court process is being improved for victims of sexual assault. The changes, coupled with improved procedures and technology, are making it easier for victims of sexual assault to go through court.
Some facts about the court process:
Here is a diagram, or
flowchart, of the stages that are generally involved after a sexual assault has been committed, from reporting the crime to the court process. You can also download the flowchart (PDF, 94Kb).