164 Barnett Government proposal edit In opposition the ALP criticised the lack of b18 escort action on prostitution by the coalition government.
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50 The Northern Territory Licensing Commission 51 can license Northern Territory residents for a licence to operate an escort agency business.
A further review was subsequently conducted in 1998.While the 1822 Bigge Inquiry refers to brothels, these were mainly women working from their own homes.Brothel keepers were prosecuted under the Municipal Institutions Act 1895, by which all municipalities had passed brothel suppression by-laws in 1905.What action there was against prostitution was mainly to keep it out of the public eye, using vagrancy laws.Information in the public register, the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) Registrar maintains a public register of licensed sex work service providers and approved brothel managers.Retrieved 3 February 2018.Like other Australian colonies, legislation tended to be influence by developments in Britain.143 More substantial amendments followed in 2008.53 As elsewhere in Australia any liberalisation is vigorously opposed by religious groups.In June 2010, the Attorney-General Lara Giddings announced the Government was going to proceed with reform, using former Attorney-General Judy Jackson 's 2003 draft legislation as a starting point.The laws of the Colony of Singapore continued to be the law of the territory.
81 The twentieth century saw the Suppression of Brothels Bill 1907, the Venereal Diseases Act of 1920, the Police Act 1936 and Police Offences Act 1953.
173 174 Religious groups continued to oppose any liberalisation, as did elements within the government party 175 176 although Porter denied this.
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