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Laws regarding prostitution


In Australia, prostitution laws differ from state to state. Prostitution itself is not illegal, however, some jurisdictions have passed laws which criminalize specific forms of prostitutions and activities related in prostitution. 



 

Laws

Street

Prostitution

Independent

Prostitution

Brothel 

Procuring 

Living on

earnings

of prostitution

 New

 South

 Wales 

 Summary

 of  Offence

 1953

 Disorderly

 Houses

 Act 1943

 An offence   

 No specific

 planning

 requirements 

 An offence if

 allowing premises

 held out  as

 available for other

 purpose, to be used

 for prostitution

 An offence 

 An offence

 Victoria

 Prostitution

 Control

 Act 1994

  An offence

 Must register

 with Business

 Licensing Authority.

 Up to 2 people

 may work together.

 An offence

 except where

 premises have

 a town planning

 permit

 and a licence 

 Only an

 offence

 where force

 or violence

 or child 

 An offence,

 except

 where

 premise

 have a town

 planning

 permit

 Queensland

 Prostitution

 Act 1999


  An offence

 No specific

 planning

 requirements 

 An offence except

 where premises

 have a licence 

 An offence

 An offence

 Western

 Australia

 Prostitution

 Act 2000

  An offence

 No specific

 planning

 requirements

 An offence if

 keeping or

 managing

 a brothel 

 An offence

 An offence

 South

 Australia

 Summary

 Offence

 Act 1953

  An offence

 No specific

 planning

 requirements

 An offence if keeping

 or managing a brothel

 An offence

 An offence

 Tasmania

 Sex Industry

 Offence

 Act 2005

  An offence

 No specific

 planning

 requirements

 An offence if running

 a bawdy house 

 An offence

 An offence

 Northern

 Territory

 Prostitution

 Regulation

 Act 2004

  An offence

 No specific

 planning

 requirements

  An offence 

 An offence

 An offence

 Australian 

 Capital

 Territory

 Prostitution

 Act 1992

  An offence

 Registration

 required

 Registration required. 

 Restricted to certain

 areas.

 Only an

 offence if

 child under 16

 An offence


Laws regards Human Trafficking


Crimes (Child Sex Tourism) Amendment Act 1994

Act No.105 of 1994, which introduces a new "Part IIIA - Child Sex Tourism" into the Crimes Act and created offenses covering a broad range of sexual activities with children under the age of 16 committed overseas. 



Crimes Legislation Amendment Act (Act No. 141 of 2002)

This amendment enables government law enforcement officials to subject people smugglers who knew that their victims were destined for involuntary sexual servitude and bonded labor to penalties equivalent to those outlined in the Slavery and Sexual Servitude Act of 1999. 


Human Rights (SEXUAL CONDUCT) Act 1994 - SECT 4

Arbitrary interferences with privacy SECT 4.(1) Sexual conduct involving only consenting adults acting in private is not to be subject, by or under any law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory, to any arbitrary interference with privacy within the meaning of Article 17 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Note: Article 17 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is set out in Schedule 2 to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986. (2) For the purposes of this section, an adult is a person who is 18 years old or more. 
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