Paying for sexual services of a controlled prostitute: England and Wales
After section 53 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42) insert
Paying for sexual services of a prostitute controlled for gain
(1) A person (A) commits an offence if
(a) A makes or promises payment for the sexual services of a prostitute
(b) any of Bs activities relating to the provision of those services are intentionally controlled for gain by a third person (C).
(2) The following are irrelevant
(a) where in the world the sexual services are to be provided and whether those services are provided,
(b) whether A is, or ought to be, aware that any of Bs activities are controlled for gain.
(3) An activity is controlled for gain by C if it is controlled by C for or in the expectation of gain for C or another person (apart from A or B).
(4) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 (£1000) on the standard scale.