Can an autistic man visit a sex worker?
Watch today as the appeal judges consider ‘an area of profound sensitivity’
Is it lawful for carers to arrange for a 27-year-old autistic man to have contact with a sex worker?
On the face of it, that would be a breach of section 39 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, which makes it an offence for a care worker to cause or incite a person with a mental disorder to engage in sexual activity.
But Mr Justice Hayden, vice-president of …