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Name: Sexual Offences Act, 1995 (No. 9 of 1995).
Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-07-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 16 p.
ISN: ATG-1995-L-42538
Bibliography: Printed separately, 16 p.
Act on-line Act on-line Laws on-line, Government of Antigua and Barbuda, PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-10-08)
Abstract/Citation: Defines and sets penalties for sexual offences. An adult who has sexual intercourse with a minor (under 16 years of age) who is in his or her employment is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for ten years (s. 10). Sections 21 and 22 prohibit brothels and prostitution.

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