Section 91D Crimes Act | Promoting or Engaging in Child Prostitution


Section 91D of the Crimes Act is the offence of Promoting or Engaging in Child Prostitution and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 91D of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Promoting or Engaging in Child Prostitution’ and reads as follows:

91D Promoting or engaging in acts of child prostitution

(1) Any person who:
(a) by any means, causes or induces a child to participate in an act of child prostitution, or
(b) participates as a client with a child in an act of child prostitution,
is liable to imprisonment for 10 years or, if the child is under the age of 14 years, to imprisonment for 14 years.

(2) (Repealed)

(3) The consent of a child is not a defence to a charge relating to an offence under this section.