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Crime and Punishment Questions - Modern Britain
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In what year did it become illegal to drive a car while drunk?
In what year was the Misuse of Drugs Act passed?
What was the name of the act passed in 1971 that many many drugs illegal for the first time?
Misuse of Drugs Act
When was the first law introduced covering hate crimes?
When did homosexuality first become legal?
What was the name of the act passed in 2005, giving courts power to issue severe punishments for hate crimes, including homophobic ones?
Criminal Justice Act
In what year was the Race Relations Act passed, making it illegal to refuse jobs, housing or public services to anyone on the basis of race?
In what year was the law extended to define spreading racial or religious hatred as a crime?
In what year was the Domestic Violence Act passed?
In what year did the law first recognise rape in marriage?
When did abortion first become legal in Britain?
In what year did controlling and coercive behaviour towards a partner become a crime?
In what year were different blood types discovered?
In what decade were women first recruited in the police force?
In what year was the 999 emergency number introduced in London?
By what year had the 999 emergency number been extended to the whole country?
In what year was the Police Training College set up?
In what year were breathalysers introduced?
In what year were speed cameras introduced?
In what year was the Police National Computer launched?
How many people could the Police National Computer hold records of?
In what year was CCTV used by the local government for the first time?
In what year were the first murder convictions based on DNA samples made?
In what year were the National Automatic Fingerprint Identification System and National DNA Database set up?
In what year was the Bomb Squad founded?
In what year was the National Hi-tech Crime unit founded?
In what year was the Fraud Squad founded?
In what year were drug-trade units introduced?
In what year were dog-handling units introduced?
In what year was the Special Branch founded?
In what year was the Neighbourhood Watch founded?
In what year was the Children's Act passed, ending hanging of under-16s?
In what year was the Infanticide Act passed, ending the death penalty for mothers who kill newborn babies?
In what year did the hanging of under-18s end?
In what year was the Homicide Act passed, limiting the death sentence to five categories of murder?
In what year was the death penalty abolished for most crimes?
In what year did high treason and piracy with violence become no longer punishable by death?
In what year was hard labour ended?
In what year were borstals introduced?
What is the name for specific prisons for boys?
In what year was the age of criminal responsibility raised to 8?
In what year was the Criminal Justice Act passed, reducing the use of prisons for young people?
In what year was the age of criminal responsibility raised to 10?
In what year were specialised juvenile courts introduced?
In what year did youth custody and youth detention replace prisons for young people under 21?
In what year was the Military Service Act passed meaning that men between the ages of 18 and 41 had to report for duty in war?
What did DORA stand for?
Defense of the Realm Act
What is the name given to people who object to fighting in wars because it goes against their conscience?
True or False? Alternativists refused to support the war in any way, believing it would allow conflict to continue.
True or False? Absolutists refused to support the war in any way, believing it would allow conflict to continue.
True or False? Alternativists refused to carry weapons but were prepared to support the war in other ways.
True or False? Absolutists refused to carry weapons but were prepared to support the war in other ways.
What was the punishment given to many absolutists during the First World War?
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