Prostitution Reform Act 2003

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Prostitution Reform Act
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New Zealand Parliament
Date of Royal Assent 27 June 2003
Date commenced 28 June 2003
Administered by Ministry of Justice
Introduced by Tim Barnett
Related legislation
Massage Parlours Act 1978
Status: Current legislation

The Prostitution Reform Act 2003 is an Act of Parliament that decriminalised prostitution in New Zealand. It has attracted international attention, although its reception has been mixed. The Act repealed the Massage Parlours Act 1978 and the associated regulations.[1]

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  1. ^ Prostitution Reform Act 2003, Part 4 Miscellaneous provisions

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