Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Saved Pages

Save pages and articles you’re most interested in to read later on.


Using Premises for Child Prostitution

Using Premises for Child Prostitution is an offence under section 91F of the Crimes Act 1900, which carries a maximum penalty of 7 years in prison.

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You were capable of exercising lawful control over a premises, and
  2. A child participated in prostitution on that premises.

You are capable of exercising lawful control over a premises if you were an owner, lessee, licensee, occupier or were involved in the management of the premises, or controlled the entry to, or movement of people on, the premises.

You are not guilty if you are able to satisfy the court ‘on the balance of probabilities’, that:

  1. You did not know of the act, or
  2. You did not know the act being engaged in was prostitution, or
  3. You used all due diligence to prevent the child from participating in the act.

Duress is a defence to the charge.

What Our Clients Say SEE ALL

  • ★★★★★

    Genuine interest in my situation

    Kent worked hard throughout and we couldn’t have been happier with the outcome of my…

  • ★★★★★

    Professional attitude

    Sydney Criminal lawyer’s Tuan Phan comes highly recommended by myself for his professional attitude and…

  • ★★★★★

    I can’t thank Tuan enough

    I just want to express my gratitude to Tuan Phan for representing my daughter in…

  • ★★★★★

    Sydney Criminal Lawyers helped me achieve the best possible outcome when my previous law firm could not

    Sydney Criminal Lawyers helped me achieve the best possible outcome when my previous law firm…

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment

Main Menu

Follow Us

Search Our Site enter search term and press GO

Saved Articles & Pages

APPOINTMENT BOOKING FORM * mandatory fields

Preferred date for conference
Preferred time for conference
Briefly describe your situation:
Do you have a court date?

Your Review & Rating * mandatory fields

Review Text *
Rating (optional)