Last updated 29 August 2016

Section 218 of the Criminal Code Act 1899 (Qld) (Criminal Code) deals with procuring sexual acts by coercion.

Procuring sexual acts by threats or intimidation, by a false pretence or by administering to a person, or causing them to take, a drug or some other thing intending to stupefy or overpower them to enable a sexual act to be engaged in is an offence that is punishable by up to 14 years imprisonment. Section 218(4) of the Criminal Code defines ‘procure’ as to knowingly entice or recruit for the purposes of sexual exploitation.