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COVID-19 Red setting

For information about our services and facilities restrictions during the protection framework settings, see the COVID-19 section.

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2. Licences for brothels and commercial sex businesses

Brothel businesses do not need a licence from us.You will need an operator certificate from the Ministry of Justice under the Prostitution Reform Act 2003 to make sure the brothel workers are protected.