HAVE you ever wondered if you could get arrested for stripping nudity in public, especially in the summer hot sunbathing? It is not an offence to be naked in weather in England and Wales, but it nudity become one in certain circumstances. This would apply if a complainant can prove another individual stripped off with the intent to shock or cause upset.
Is it illegal to be naked in public? Nudity and decency laws for the UK explained
Again, a member of the public would have to prove they had been put in a state of alarm or distress. According to the Crown Prosecution Service "a balance needs to be struck between the naturist's right to freedom of expression and the right of the wider public to be protected from harassment, alarm and distress". A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or a fine not naked baylor girls the statutory maximum or both; on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.
Steve Gough, aka the Naked Rambler, has been behind bars almost continually for years for refusing to wear clothes either in public, in court or in prison. The hot ex-marine always denies the charges against him, claiming that courts ordering him to put his clothes on breaches Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights.
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