Report No. 64
5.1. Section 3(1).-
Having dealt with the definitions contained in the Act, we now proceed to take up the offences. Section 3(1) punishes the act of keeping or managing a brothel, or acting or assisting in the keeping or management of a brothel. The punishment for the offence is as follows:-
(a) on first conviction-rigorous imprisonment for a term of not less than one year and not more than three years, and fine which, may extend to two thousand rupees;
(b) on second or subsequent conviction-rigorous imprisonment for not less than two years and not more than five years, and also fine which may extend to two thousand rupees.
The section needs no change.