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grooming

the winnning of the confidence of a victim in order to commit a sexual assault on him or her, now a specific criminal offence. Although the most well-known stories are about the use of e-mail or chat rooms the offence may be committed by communication using any means and may be initiated from anywhere in the world. A person (A) aged 18 or over commits an offence if having met or communicated with another person (B) on at least two earlier occasions, he:
  1. (i) intentionally meets B; or
  2. (ii) travels with the intention of meeting B in any part of the world;
  3. (iii) at the time, he intends to do anything to or in respect of B, during or after the meeting and in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission by A of a relevant offence;
  4. (iv) B is under 16:
  5. (v) A does not reasonably believe that B is 16 or over.
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Lauren said: "Long-haired rabbits can need grooming daily, especially when shedding, with a brush with plastic bristles.
This desire is what is driving the growth of grooming for both cats and dogs.
Among Americans, gender plays a vital role in the motivations for personal grooming.
Zecco's eighth award; she has previously won the Groomer of the Year, the Congeniality Award and the Grooming Contest Judge of the Year.
In her study of olive baboons, about two-thirds of grooming encounters, even without babies involved, don't get promptly or obviously reciprocated.
IRI), sales in six of the 10 product areas that can be considered part of the core men's grooming market declined in the 12 months ended October 4.
3 -- color) Vic Sosikian welcome men to Mark Matthew Fine Gentlemen's Grooming Club, which features deep leather chairs and hot towels.
The starting price for a custom-built grooming drag is $21,000 and the average size is about 9 feet wide by 25 feet long.
She won first prize for grooming of a Bichon Frise dog.
She said: "To have a grooming school, you've got to have the best teacher and Peter has represented Great Britain in grooming competitions so he's got fantastic experience.