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SEX INDUSTRY ACT 2019 (NO 40 OF 2019) - SECT 11

Inducing person to provide payment from sex work

A person (the defendant ) commits an offence if:

    (a)     the defendant intentionally engages in any of the following conduct:

        (i)     intimidating, assaulting or threatening to assault any person;

        (ii)     supplying or offering to supply a dangerous drug to any person;

        (iii)     making a false representation or otherwise acting fraudulently;

        (iv)     damaging or threatening to damage the property of any person; and

    (b)     the conduct results in the person or any other person providing or continuing to provide payment to the defendant and the defendant is reckless in relation to the result; and

    (c)     the payment is derived directly or indirectly from sex work and the defendant is reckless in relation to that circumstance.

Maximum penalty:     Imprisonment for 5 years.

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