Review on Attempted Rape under Chinese Criminal law

  • Shi Qiang Law Faculty, Thammasat University
Keywords: Attempted rape, Constitution crime, Penetration


From the rising of the responsibility doctrine in 20th century, the attempted rape is becoming significant as the compromised theory of penetration and touch to fight uncertainty in Chinese Judicial. At the same time the underpinning fundaments of its requirement which be constitutive time and applicable space dimensions should be clarified. Different types of the attempted rape have distancing punishment, while the Supreme Court formulated the measure rules of decrease 50% imprisonment terms in principle. Whether the gang rape constitutes the attempted, and whether the attempted of stimulate intercourse has criminal punishable are still at issue.


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