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Yes and No Selling your own body for sex is legal. Buying sex is illegal. Therefore the transaction as a whole is legal on the part of the seller and illegal on the part of the buyer. See Prostitution in Canada and Prostitution law in Canada. If you think this is odd, you are not alone '... one judge referring to the laws as "Alice-in-Wonderland" and the ...


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Prostitution is legal in the UK, but soliciting prostitution in a public place is still illegal, as are a host of other related crimes. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution_in_the_United_Kingdom Frequently in any business, you need to follow specific laws designed to prevent some of the issues around that business that are undesirable in ...


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It depends on the jurisdiction and particular facts. The long history of not counting marriage as prostitution under law because of its social and religious legitimacy makes the transaction-related aspects of marriage fall outside the definition of prostitution in most cases that are not the explicit sale of a person for consideration, which is obviously ...


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According to a blog post (written by a lawyer who actually has had multiple people ask about that), it depends on several things. The gist is that they're not getting away with this "brilliant plan" unless they take so many steps to make it look legitimate that it will, in fact, become a legitimate porn production enterprise — in which case, why bother ...


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In Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland), prostitution itself (the exchange of sexual services for money) is legal,[2] but a number of related activities, including soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, pimping and pandering, are crimes. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution_in_the_United_Kingdom


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Singapore, being a former British Colony, would likely use Common Law Terms like "Reasonable Suspicion" and "Probable Cause" (Probable Cause is a the general principle that covers terms such as Reasonable Suspicion, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, ect. used in law.). At the very least, it would be reasonable to assume it is Common-Law Hybrid at best (Singapore ...


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Since you're posting on Law, I will assume that you are interested in the legal definition of prostitution. This depends entirely on the jurisdiction, which you have not specified very precisely (criminal law in the US is largely the realm of the states). With that in mind: New York and Texas both define prostitution in terms of engaging in sexual conduct ...


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Answering the question for Singapore will be difficult, since it would require a non-trivial knowledge of Singaporean constitution law and interpretation especially regarding search and seizure. In the US, such a call to the police could create – for the police – a reasonable suspicion of a crime in progress. "Reasonable suspicion" is more than just a "gut ...


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I do not know that there is a hard-and-fast standard or rule that would be applied, but as I mentioned in my comment above, I assume they would prosecute such an operation the way they would any other prostitution ring or brothel. With respect to directors who include themselves and/or the fact that the studio also produces films of the same nature, but ...


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See http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/alcode/13A/12/3/2. Is the cuddling or spooning a sexual act or sexual contact? A court would have to decide. Perhaps there is some binding precedent on the books; I do not know. The answer to this question could be different for different jurisdictions in Alabama, since local ordinances might exist. It will almost ...


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It rather begs the question of why it matters. You are assuming that prostitution is illegal and therefore whether a transaction is or is not prostitution would be germane to this. However, in very many parts of the world prostitution is perfectly legal and may even be government regulated. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution_law Orange is ...


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