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(2) For Article 64A (Paying for sexual services of a prostitute subjected to force etc.) substitute⁠— “64A Paying for sexual services of a person (1) A person (A) commits an offence if A obtains sexual services from a person (B) over the age of 18 in exchange for payment⁠— (a) if the payment is made or promised by A; or (b) if the payment is made or promised by a third party.

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As with much of Europe, there appears to be a fair amount of mobility of prostitutes in and out of the territory, particularly in Belfast.

While exact numbers are very hard to obtain, the 2014 research suggested between 300 and 350 people working on any particular day, the majority of whom were women, with the commonest age range being 25–30.

in addition to discussion as to what the state of affairs in Northern Ireland actually was.

The DUP consistently backed the proposal to criminalise the purchase of sex in Northern Ireland.

As elsewhere, accurate figures for the extent of prostitution in Northern Ireland are difficult to ascertain, given the covert nature of the activities, although the police estimated 40–100 people were working in the sex trade in 2010.

As in other countries, street prostitution has declined in favour of off-street prostitution.

Purchasing sex was criminalised as a result of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill, a private members bill introduced in the Stormont by Lord Morrow, DUP MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone and Minister for Social Development in June 2013.

The legislation reformed the regulation of prostitution in Northern Ireland.

Despite initial scepticism, Sinn Féin, the Social Democratic and Labour Party, the Ulster Unionist Party, and the Traditional Unionist Voice all voted in favour of criminalisation.

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