Section 80E of the Crimes Act is the offence of Conduct of Business involving Sexual Servitude and is extracted below.
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Section 80E of the Crimes Act 1900, which deals with Conduct of Business involving Sexual Servitude, reads as follows:
80E Conduct of Business involving Sexual Servitude
(1) A person:
(a) who conducts any business that involves the sexual servitude of other persons, and
(b) who knows about, or is reckless as to, that sexual servitude, is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.
(2) A person commits an offence against this subsection if the person commits an offence under subsection (1) in circumstances of aggravation.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 19 years.
(3) For the purposes of this section, “conducting a business” includes:
(a) taking any part in the management of the business, or
(b) exercising control or direction over the business, or
(c) providing finance for the business.
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