Section 18 Summary Offences Act – Advertising Premises Used for Prostitution

The Legislation

Section 18 of the Summary Offences Act 1998 (NSW) is the criminal offence of Advertising Premises Used for Prostitution and is stated below.

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18 Advertising premises used for prostitution

A person shall not, in any manner:

(a) publish or cause to be published an advertisement, or
(b) erect or cause to be erected any sign,
indicating that any premises are used or are available for use, or that a person is available, for the purposes of prostitution.

Maximum penalty: 6 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months.