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20 .         Prostitution at place where child present

        (1)         A person who takes part, whether as a prostitute or as a client, in an act of prostitution at a place where the person knows that a child is present commits an offence under this section.


            (a)         for a first offence — $25 000;

            (b)         for any subsequent offence — imprisonment for 2 years.

        (2)         For the purposes of subsection (1), the place extends as far as the limits up to which either a prostitute or a client taking part in the act of prostitution exercises, or is able to exercise, control over who is allowed to be there.

        (3)         It makes no difference whether control is, or is able to be, exercised solely or in common with others.

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