Sex establishments

Regulated under Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.

You will need to apply for a licence to operate the following sex establishment:

  • a sexual entertainment venue is a premises where relevant entertainment is provided for sexual stimulation of the audience
  • a sex shop is a premises used for business which consists, to a significant degree, of selling sex articles
  • a sex cinema is any premises used to a significant degree for showing films which are concerned primarily with, or relate to, or are intended to simulate, sexual activity.
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