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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 229C

Definitions for ch 22A

229C Definitions for ch 22A

In this chapter—

"address" means current place of residence.

"arrangement" includes scheme, agreement, understanding, promise or undertaking, whether express or implied.

"capacity" means ability or power (whether direct or indirect), and includes ability or power that is exercisable because of, by way of, in breach of, or by revocation of, any of, or any combination of, the following (whether or not they are enforceable)—

(a) trusts;
(b) arrangements;
(c) practices.

"carry on a business" see section 229F .

"control" means the capacity of an entity to dominate, whether directly or indirectly, decision making in relation to the financial and operating policies of another entity so as to enable the other entity to operate with the first entity in pursuing the first entity’s objectives.

"entity" means any legal, administrative or fiduciary arrangement, organisational structure or other party (including a person) having the capacity to deploy scarce resources in order to achieve objectives.

"participate" means enable, aid, facilitate, organise or control.

"place" includes—
(a) vacant land (which may be held under more than 1 title or owner); and
(b) a place in Queensland waters; and
(c) premises.

"premises" includes—
(a) a building or structure, or a part of a building or structure, of any type; and
(b) a group of buildings or structures, or a part of a group of buildings or structures, of any type (which may be held under more than 1 title or owner); and
(c) the land or water on which a building or structure is, or a group of buildings or structures are, situated (which may be held under more than 1 title or owner); and
(d) a vehicle, caravan, vessel or aircraft.

"prostitution" see section 229E .

"publishing" means publishing in Queensland or elsewhere by way of television, newspaper, radio or another form of communication.

"unlawful prostitution" means prostitution by 2 or more prostitutes, other than at a licensed brothel in accordance with the brothel licence for the brothel.



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