Causing Sexual Servitude is an offence under Section 80D of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison.
To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:
‘Sexual servitude’ is where a person:
‘Sexual service’ is the commercial use or display of the body for the sexual arousal or gratification of others.
The maximum penalty increases to 20 years in prison where the offence is committed in ‘circumstances of aggravation’ which is where the complainant:
A person has a ‘cognitive impairment’ if he or she requires assistance in daily life due to:
Defences to the charge include:
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