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Prostitution Limitation Bill 2000

Bill No. 115
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to impose limitations on soliciting in a public place for the purposes of prostitution. The Bill allows prostitutes soliciting and persons soliciting the services of a prostitute in a public place to be detained for up to 12 hours and if apprehended for a second time [in the case of a prostitute] must attend a court-approved drug rehabilitation program and [in the case of a person soliciting the services of a prostitute] is liable for a fine of $1000 for a first offence, a fine of $3000 for a second offence and a fine of $5000 for subsequent offences.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. Mark Warriedar Nevill, B SC (Hons) MLC

Status Legislative Council Second Reading
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent
Current Bill

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/06/2000  
First Reading 04/06/2000  
Second Reading 04/06/2000  
Second Reading Speech