Corpus ID: 155254465

The Licensing of Sex Work: Regulating an Industry or Enforcing Public Morality?

  title={The Licensing of Sex Work: Regulating an Industry or Enforcing Public Morality?},
  author={Thomas Crofts and Tracey Summerfield},
  journal={University of Western Australia law review},
In late 2006 the Attorney-General of Western Australia announced that the State government would ‘investigate reforms to Western Australia’s prostitution laws in a bid to decriminalise the world’s oldest profession’.3 The government’s aim is to create a legal framework for regulating sex work which is acceptable to all parties in parliament after the failure of earlier reform attempts. With this in mind a Prostitution Law Reform Working Group was created to examine the principles upon which… Expand
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