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Forcing person to provide financial support out of sex work

S. 9(1) amended by Nos 48/1997 s. 70(5), 1/2010 s. 42(2)(Sch. item 15) (as amended by No. 63/2010 s. 27).

    (1)     A person must not with intent to induce another person aged 18 years or more to provide or continue to provide him or her with a payment or payments derived, directly or indirectly, from sex work engaged in by that other person—

        (a)     assault or threaten to assault that other person or any other person; or

        (b)     intimidate that other person or any other person; or

        (c)     supply or offer to supply a drug of dependence to that other person or any other person.

Penalty:     Level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).

    (2)     An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.

S. 10 (Heading) inserted by No. 1/2010 s. 42(2)(Sch. item 16) (as amended by No. 63/2010 s. 27).

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