(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person is an operator of a commercial brothel or commercial escort agency; and
(b) both of the following are not given to the commissioner at least 7 days before the day the brothel or escort agency begins to operate:
(i) a registration notice;
(ii) a required police report in relation to the brothel or escort agency.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units, imprisonment for 1 year or both.
(2) In this section:
"registration notice", in relation to a commercial brothel or commercial escort agency, means a written notice containing the following particulars in relation to the brothel or escort agency:
(a) its business name (if any) and address;
(b) the name and home address of each person in day-to-day control of the brothel or escort agency;
(c) if the owner (or an owner) of the brothel or escort agency is an individual—the name and home address of each individual who is an owner;
(d) if the owner (or an owner) of the brothel or escort agency is a corporation—the following for each corporation that is an owner:
(i) its name and business address;
(ii) the name and home address of each director and each shareholder;
(e) for each interested person in relation to the brothel or escort agency—a statement about whether or not the person has been convicted, or found guilty, of a disqualifying offence.
Note 1 If a form is approved under s 30 for a notice, the form must be used.
Note 2 A fee may be determined under s 29 for a notice under this section.