B ; cda ; why introduced ; cdas of 1864/6/9

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gov passed '64 cda before?
almost empty HoC
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and absolutely no?
debate
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what did legislation give police in ports and garrison towns rights to do?
arrest prostitutes for medical examination
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if woman found to be diseased what could happen?
sent to lock hospital until cured
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what would failure to submit to exam lead to?
imprisonment
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when did the second act follow?
1866
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once again without?
debate in HoC
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gov intro compulsory prostitute exams every?
3 months
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prostitutes could be identified before magistrate on?
evidence of single police officer
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exams to be performed on all suspected prostitutes within what radius of protected port / garrison?
10miles
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when was 3rd cda?
1869
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extending regulation to?
all garrison towns (not just protected)
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and allowing prostitutes to be held for how many days before exam w/o trial?
5 days
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how many protected districts did this act est across uk?
18
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also made legal for prostitutes to be detained in lock hospitals for up 2 how long?
1yr
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and subjected to inspections how often?
fortnightly
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what was it hoped these measures would ensure?
safe regulation of prostitution
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medical authorities like which two ppl defended the acts?
acton / elizabeth garrett anderson
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bc believed reduction venereal diseases to be?
benevolent + part of moral duty of state
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what did acton believe legislation would improve?
public health
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but what did anderson believe about voluntary checks?
wouldn't prevent infections
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she was sure the cda would relieve what?
physical suffering of prostitutes
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bc what would happen to them otherwise?
wouldn't visit early enough / remain long enough to be successfully treated
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