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  1. New Zealand - Elimination of forced labour - Law, Act

    Prostitution Reform Act 2003 (No. 28 of 2003). - Act No. 28 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-06-27 | NZL-2003-L-68282

    Comprehensive legislation on prostitution. Basic objective of act is to decriminalise prostitution and to create framework which (a) safeguards human rights of sex workers and protects them from exploitation; (b) promotes welfare and occupational health and safety of sex workers; (c) is conducive to public health; and (d) prohibits use in prostitution of persons under 18 years of age. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 2-6) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 7-33) regulates commercial sex services. Part 3 (s. 34-41) provides for operator certificates. Part 4 (s. 42-51) contains miscellaneous provisions.


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