Prostitution Act 1992
Crimes Act 1900
Intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm (s19), Causing grievous bodily harm (s25)
Prostitution Act 1992 (s 25) Providing or receiving commercial sexual services if infected
A person shall not, at a brothel or elsewhere, provide or receive commercial sexual services if the person knows, or could reasonably be expected to know, that he or she is infected with a sexually transmissible infection.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units, imprisonment for 6 months or both.
Note: This section was erroneously titled ‘knowingly infecting’ at the time it was applied in 2008.
Crimes Act 1900 (s19) Intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm
(2) However, for an aggravated offence against this section, the maximum penalty is imprisonment for 20 years.
Crimes Act 1900 (s25) Causing grievous bodily harm: A person who, by any unlawful or negligent act or omission, causes grievous bodily harm to another person is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for 2 years.