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Country or territory Zoosexual activity Sale and distribution of zoophilic pornography Ownership of zoophilic pornography
Benin Benin Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Cape Verde Cape Verde Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
The Gambia Gambia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years imprisonment[1]

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Ghana Ghana No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of three years imprisonment[1]

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Guinea Guinea Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Liberia Liberia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Mali Mali Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Mauritania Mauritania Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Niger Niger Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Nigeria Nigeria No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years imprisonment[1]

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Senegal Senegal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Togo Togo Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Cameroon Cameroon Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Central African Republic Central African Republic Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Chad Chad Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Gabon Gabon Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Saint Helena Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Burundi Burundi No Illegal

Penalty: Minimum of one year imprisonment, maximum of three years imprisonment, fine of fifty thousand to one hundred thousand francs, or both[2]

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Kenya Kenya No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years imprisonment or the common law offense[1]

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Rwanda Rwanda Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Uganda Uganda No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Tanzania Tanzania No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Djibouti Djibouti Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Eritrea Eritrea Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Ethiopia Ethiopia No Illegal

Penalty: Imprisonment[3]

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Somalia Somalia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Somaliland Somaliland Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Comoros Comoros Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
French Southern and Antarctic Lands French Southern and Antarctic Lands
(Overseas territory of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Madagascar Madagascar Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Mauritius Mauritius No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of five years imprisonment[1]

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Mayotte Mayotte
(Overseas department of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Réunion Réunion
(Overseas department of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Seychelles Seychelles Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Angola Angola No Illegal

Penalty: A bond of good behavior, being put on probation for a certain period, or internment in a workhouse or agricultural colony for a maximum of three years[1]

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Botswana Botswana No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of seven years imprisonment[1]

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Lesotho Lesotho Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Malawi Malawi No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years imprisonment, with or without corporal punishment[1]

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Mozambique Mozambique Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Namibia Namibia No Illegal

Penalty: Determined by judge[1]

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South Africa South Africa No Illegal

Penalty: Determined by judge[5]

No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of five years in prison and R200,000 fine[6]

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Eswatini Swaziland Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Zambia Zambia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bermuda Bermuda
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Canada Canada No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment or is guilty of an offense punishable on summary conviction[7][8][9]

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Yes Legal[8]
Greenland Greenland
(Constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark)
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Flag of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.svg Saint Pierre et Miquelon
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Mexico Mexico N/A N/A N/A
Aguascalientes Aguascalientes No Illegal since 2009[10]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Baja California Baja California Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Baja California Sur Baja California Sur Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Campeche Campeche Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Chiapas Chiapas Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Chihuahua (state) Chihuahua Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Coahuila Coahuila Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Colima Colima Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Durango Durango Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Guanajuato Guanajuato Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Guerrero Guerrero Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Hidalgo (state) Hidalgo Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jalisco Jalisco No Illegal since 2012[11]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg unknown

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Michoacán Michoacán Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Morelos Morelos Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
State of Mexico Mexico Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Mexico City Mexico City No Illegal[12]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Nayarit Nayarit No Illegal since 2006[13]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Nuevo León Nuevo León X mark.svg Illegal since 2016[14]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Oaxaca Oaxaca No Illegal since 2015

Penalty: Maximum of one year in prison and a fine of 800 days of salary[15]

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Puebla Puebla Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Querétaro Querétaro No Illegal since 2009[16]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Quintana Roo Quintana Roo No Illegal since 2013[17]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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San Luis Potosí San Luis Potosí Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Sinaloa Sinaloa Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Sonora Sonora No Illegal[18]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Tabasco Tabasco Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tamaulipas Tamaulipas No Illegal since 2010[19]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Tlaxcala Tlaxcala Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Veracruz Veracruz No Illegal since 2010[20]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Yucatán Yucatán Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Zacatecas Zacatecas Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown

In the early 2000s, sex with animals was legal in all Central American countries except Belize. From 2011 to 2017, all Central American countries banned it.

Belize Belize No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment[1]

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France Clipperton Island
(Overseas minor territory of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Costa Rica Costa Rica No Illegal since 2015[21][22]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown[23]

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El Salvador El Salvador No Illegal since 2016[24][25]

Penalty: No Unknown

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Guatemala Guatemala No Illegal since 2017[26][27]

Penalty: No Unknown

No Illegal since 2017[26][27]

Penalty: No Unknown

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Honduras Honduras X mark.svg Illegal since 2015[28]

Penalty: Seizure of animals, and 10 minimum salaries to 25 minimum salaries

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Nicaragua Nicaragua No Illegal since 2011[29]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Panama Panama X mark.svg Illegal since 2012[30]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Anguilla Anguilla
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Aruba Aruba
(Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
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The Bahamas Bahamas Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Barbados Barbados No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean Netherlands
(Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba; Special municipalities of the Netherlands)
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Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Cuba Cuba Yes Legal[8] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Curaçao Curaçao
(Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
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Dominica Dominica Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Grenada Grenada No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment[1]

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Guadeloupe Guadeloupe
(Overseas department of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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United States Guantanamo Bay Naval Base
(Extraterritorial jurisdiction of the United States)
Yes Legal for civilians

No Illegal for armed service members since September 16, 2016 Penalty: Maximum of dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.[31][32][33]

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Haiti Haiti Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jamaica Jamaica No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment and hard labor[1]

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Martinique Martinique
(Overseas department of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Montserrat Montserrat
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
(Commonwealth of the United States)
No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of 6 months in prison and a $25,000 fine[34][35]

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Flag of Saint Barthelemy (local).svg Saint Barthélemy
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of four years imprisonment, with or without hard labor for buggery
Maximum of four years imprisonment for attempted buggery[1]

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Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No Illegal

Penalty: Unknown[23]

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Flag of France.svg Saint Martin
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment[1]

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Sint Maarten Sint Maarten
(Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
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Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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United States Virgin Islands United States Virgin Islands
(Insular area of the United States)
No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of five years imprisonment[36]

No Illegal[36]

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No Illegal[36]

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Argentina Argentina Yes Legal[23] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bolivia Bolivia No Illegal since July 1, 2015

Penalty: Maximum of 1 year imprisonment and a fine of 60 days, or lose work benefits of 6 months[37]

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Brazil Brazil No Illegal since 2015

Penalty: Maximum of three years imprisonment or a minimum of 1 year imprisonment, and a fine[38]

Yes Illegal[39] Yes Legal[8]
Chile Chile Yes Legal[40] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Colombia Colombia No Illegal since 2015

Penalty: Maximum of 63 months imprisonment or a minimum of 21 months imprisonment, special inability of 1.75 to 5.25 years for the exercise of profession, trade, trade or tenure related to animals, and a maximum fine of 105 minimum wages or a minimum of 8.75 minimum wages[41][42]

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Ecuador Ecuador No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of 8 years in prison[43]

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Falkland Islands Falkland Islands
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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French Guiana French Guiana
(Overseas department of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

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Guyana Guyana No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Paraguay Paraguay Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Peru Peru Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Suriname Suriname Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Uruguay Uruguay Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Venezuela Venezuela Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tajikistan Tajikistan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Akrotiri and Dhekelia Akrotiri and Dhekelia
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
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Armenia Armenia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Cyprus Cyprus No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

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Georgia (country) Georgia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Northern Cyprus Northern Cyprus Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bahrain Bahrain Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Iran Iran No Illegal

Penalty: First three convictions are determined by a judge
Fourth offense is capital punishment[45]

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Iraq Iraq Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Israel Israel Yes Legal since 1977[46] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jordan Jordan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Kuwait Kuwait Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Lebanon Lebanon No Illegal since March 1, 1943

Penalty: Maximum of one year imprisonment[1][47]

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Oman Oman Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
State of Palestine Palestine Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Qatar Qatar No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of capital punishment[1]

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Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of capital punishment[1]

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Syria Syria No Illegal since June 22, 1949

Penalty: Maximum of three years imprisonment[1][48]

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United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of capital punishment[1]

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Yemen Yemen Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Afghanistan Afghanistan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bangladesh Bangladesh No Illegal since July 25, 1828 (As part of Company rule in India)

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment (Unenforced)[1][49]

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Bhutan Bhutan No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of one year imprisonment[1]

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India India No Illegal since July 25, 1828 (As part of Company rule in India)

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1][49]

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Maldives Maldives No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of thirty months imprisonment[1][50]

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Nepal Nepal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Pakistan Pakistan No Illegal since July 25, 1828 (As part of Company rule in India)

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment (Unenforced)[1][49]

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years imprisonment (Unenforced)[1]

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China China Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Hong Kong Hong Kong
(Special administrative region of China)
No Illegal
(Penalty: Maximum of 10 years in prison and $50,000 fine)[51]
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Japan Japan Yes Legal[23] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Macau Macau
(Special administrative region of China)
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Mongolia Mongolia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
North Korea North Korea Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
South Korea South Korea Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Taiwan Taiwan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Brunei Brunei No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of capital punishment[52]

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Myanmar Myanmar No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of life imprisonment[1]

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Cambodia Cambodia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
East Timor East Timor Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Laos Laos Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Malaysia Malaysia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of twenty years imprisonment and shall also be liable to whipping[1]

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Philippines Philippines Yes Legal[23] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Singapore Singapore No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of two years in prison and fine (Unenforced)[53]

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Thailand Thailand No Illegal since 2014

Penalty: Maximum of one year in prison and a fine of up to Bt20,000[54]

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Vietnam Vietnam Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Indonesia Indonesia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Aceh No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of being whipped one hundred times[55]

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Bali Bali Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bangka Belitung Islands Bangka–Belitung Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Banten Banten Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bengkulu Bengkulu Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Central Java Central Java Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Central Kalimantan Central Kalimantan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Central Sulawesi Central Sulawesi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
East Java East Java Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
East Kalimantan East Kalimantan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
East Nusa Tenggara East Nusa Tenggara Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Gorontalo Gorontalo Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jakarta Jakarta Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jambi Jambi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
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Maluku (province) Maluku Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
North Kalimantan North Kalimantan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
North Maluku North Maluku Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
North Sulawesi North Sulawesi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
North Sumatra North Sumatra Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Papua (province) Papua Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
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Riau Islands Riau Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Southeast Sulawesi Southeast Sulawesi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
South Kalimantan South Kalimantan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
South Sulawesi South Sulawesi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
South Sumatra South Sumatra Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Java West Java Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Kalimantan West Kalimantan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Nusa Tenggara West Nusa Tenggara Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Papua (province) West Papua Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Sulawesi West Sulawesi Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
West Sumatra West Sumatra Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Special Region of Yogyakarta Yogyakarta Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Austria Austria No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of a year imprisonment and a fine of 360 day’s rates[56]

Yes Legal[56]
Croatia Croatia No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Czech Republic Czech Republic Yes Legal[57] No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of a 1-year imprisonment, prohibition to undertake an activity, or to confiscation of a thing or another property value[58]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Germany Germany Yes Legal since December 8, 2015, if the animal is not compelled to act contrary to the law[59]

No Illegal since July 13, 2013, if the animal is compelled to act contrary to the law Penalty: Maximum of a €25,000 fine[60][61]

No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of a fine or 3 years imprisonment[62][63]

Yes Legal (as long as it is not owned with intention of publicizing, sharing or selling)[62][63]
Hungary Hungary Yes Legal[44][64] No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Yes Legal[8]
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Poland Poland No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of 3 years in prison, donation to animal welfare charity and prohibition of owning an animal for up to 10 years (If done in order to distribute or sell the penalty is increased to a minimum of 6 months and maximum of 8 years in prison)[44][65]

No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum 5 years to a minimum of 3 months imprisonment[66]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Romania Romania Yes Legal[44] Emblem-question.svg Unknown; Law only mentions a ban on "sites with [...] zoophilic content", which are to be blocked by ISPs at the request of the National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications[67] Yes check.svg Legal[67]
Slovakia Slovakia No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Slovenia Slovenia No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Switzerland Switzerland No Illegal

Penalty: Imprisonment (In the case of repeated or serious infringements, authorities may prohibit the keeping or breeding of animals for trade or professional occupation)[68][69]

No Illegal[70]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Abkhazia Abkhazia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Armenia Armenia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Belarus Belarus Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Georgia (country) Georgia No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Moldova Moldova Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Republic of Artsakh Nagorno-Karabakh Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Russia Russia Yes Legal since 1903[71] No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

South Ossetia South Ossetia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Transnistria Transnistria[72] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Ukraine Ukraine Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Denmark Denmark No Illegal since July 1, 2015

Penalty: Fine or a maximum of 4 months in prison[73][74]

Yes Legal[8] Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Estonia Estonia No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
(Constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Finland Finland Yes Legal since January 15, 1971[75][76] No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[23]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Iceland Iceland Yes Legal since August 12, 1940
(As part of Denmark)[75]
Yes Legal[8] Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Latvia Latvia No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Lithuania Lithuania No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Norway Norway No Illegal since 2008[77]

Penalty: Fine and/or maximum of 3 years in prison.[78]

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Sweden Sweden No Illegal since 2014

Penalty: Fine, maximum of 2 years imprisonment, or both[79]

Emblem-question.svg Emblem-question.svg
Albania Albania Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Andorra Andorra Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Bulgaria Bulgaria No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Gibraltar Gibraltar
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Greece Greece No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Italy Italy No No specific laws against zoosexual activity, but in 2012 the Supreme Court of Cassation sentenced a man to six months in jail for forcing his dogs to have sex with women.[44][23]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Yes Legal[56] Yes Legal[56]
Republic of Macedonia Macedonia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Malta Malta No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Montenegro Montenegro Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Portugal Portugal No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
San Marino San Marino Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Serbia Serbia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Spain Spain No Illegal since March 30, 2015

Penalty: Minimum of three months and one day to a maximum of one year of imprisonment and a year disqualification and a day to three years for the exercise of profession, trade or business that is related to animals and animal husbandry[80][44][81]

Yes Legal[56] Yes Legal[56]
Turkey Turkey No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years imprisoment[82][8]

No Illegal

Penalty: Minimum of one year imprisonment and a maximum of four years imprisonment[23]

No Illegal

Penalty: Minimum of one year imprisonment and a maximum of four years imprisonment[23]

Vatican City Vatican City Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Belgium Belgium No Illegal since 2007

Penalty: Maximum of 6 months in prison and a fine of €1,000[83]

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[23]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

France France No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Guernsey Guernsey
(Crown dependency of the United Kingdom)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Republic of Ireland Ireland No Illegal since 1634[85]

Penalty: Maximum of life in prison[86][87]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Isle of Man Isle of Man
(Crown dependency of the United Kingdom)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Jersey Jersey
(Crown dependency of the United Kingdom)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Luxembourg Luxembourg No Illegal[44]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Monaco Monaco Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Netherlands Netherlands No Illegal since 2010

Penalty: Maximum of 1 year in prison and €19,500 fine[88]

No Illegal since 2010

Penalty: Maximum imprisonment 6 months or a fine of €7,800[89]

No Illegal since 2010

Penalty: Maximum imprisonment 6 months or a fine of €7,800[89]

United Kingdom United Kingdom No Illegal since 1558
(As part of Kingdom of England for England and Wales only)

No Illegal since 1634
(As part of Kingdom of Ireland for Northern Ireland only)[85]
No Illegal
(As part of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for Scotland only) Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison for conviction on indictment
Maximum of 6 months in prison and a fine for summary conviction[90][91]

No Illegal since January 26, 2009

Penalty: Maximum of 12 months imprisonment in England or 6 months imprisonment in Northern Ireland, a fine, or both on summary conviction
Maximum of 2 years imprisonment, a fine, or both on conviction on indictment[92]

No Illegal since January 26, 2009

Penalty: Maximum of 12 months imprisonment in England or 6 months imprisonment in Northern Ireland, a fine, or both on summary conviction
Maximum of 2 years imprisonment, a fine, or both on conviction on indictment[92]

New Zealand New Zealand No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of 7 years in prison ("bestiality")
Maximum of 3 years in prison ("indecency with animal")[93][94]

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

No Illegal[8]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

Country, state, or territory
Australia Australia N/A No Illegal[95]

Penalty: Emblem-question.svg Unknown

N/A
Australia Ashmore and Cartier Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Australia Australian Antarctic Territory Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Australian Capital Territory Australian Capital Territory No Illegal since 2011

Penalty: Maximum ten years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Christmas Island Christmas Island Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Australia Coral Sea Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Australia Jervis Bay Territory Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
New South Wales New South Wales No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum fourteen years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Northern Territory Northern Territory No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum three years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Queensland Queensland No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum seven years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
South Australia South Australia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum ten years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tasmania Tasmania No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum twenty one years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Victoria (Australia) Victoria No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum five years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Western Australia Western Australia No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum seven years imprisonment[96]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Fiji Fiji No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years in prison with corporal punishment[97]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
New Caledonia New Caledonia
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Vanuatu Vanuatu Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Guam Guam
(Unincorporated territory of the United States)
Yes Legal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Kiribati Kiribati No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Marshall Islands Marshall Islands Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Nauru Nauru Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands
(Unincorporated territory of the United States)
Yes Legal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Palau Palau Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
American Samoa American Samoa
(Unincorporated territory of the United States)
Yes Legal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Easter Island Easter Island
(Overseas territory of Chile)
Yes Legal[40] Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Cook Islands Cook Islands
(Part of the Realm of New Zealand)
No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of seven years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
French Polynesia French Polynesia
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Niue Niue
(Part of the Realm of New Zealand)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands
(Overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Samoa Samoa No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of five years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tokelau Tokelau
(Part of the Realm of New Zealand)
Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tonga Tonga No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of ten years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Tuvalu Tuvalu No Illegal

Penalty: Maximum of fourteen years in prison[1]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
United States United States Minor Outlying Islands
(Unincorporated organized territory of the United States)
Yes Legal Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna
(Overseas collectivity of France)
No Illegal since March 9, 2004

Penalty: Maximum of 2 years in prison and €30,000 fine[4]

Emblem-question.svg Unknown Emblem-question.svg Unknown
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