Regulation of Prostitution and Tackling Abuses in the Sex Industry Bill (Dutch: Wrp)

Law and policy / Decree

Regulation of Prostitution and Tackling Abuses in the Sex Industry Bill (Dutch: Wrp)

A research on the nature and scale, policy, surveillance and enforcement in the year 2014 (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

In 2011, the Dutch House of Representatives adopted the bill ‘regulation of prostitution and tackling abuses in the sex industry’ (Dutch: Wrp). At present, the (in its altered form) is still being discussed by the parliament. The purpose of this bill is to improve the regulation of the prostitution industry and to tackle abuses in this sector. One of the measures is a nation-wide, uniform licensing system to minimize local and regional differences in policy and to prevent displacement effects. This research focuses on how surveillance and enforcement of the prostitution industry are regulated at the municipal level and what the effects are.

Publication data

Author(s):
Wijk, A. van, Ham, T. van, Hardeman, M., Bremmers, B.
Organization(s):
Bureau Beke , WODC
Place of publication:
Arnhem
Publisher:
Bureau Beke
Year of publication:
2014

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Bureau Beke
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026 4422812
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