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Defence that dates from earlier times - June-02-12
Source: The Times - Law
Marital coercion may be used as a statutory defence to most criminal charges under English law and in Northern Ireland. It is contained in section 47 of the Criminal Justice Act 1925 and is similar to duress, but with a reversed burden of proof.
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