The Ministerial Committee on legislation approved on Sunday, July 16, the bill to use the services of prostitutes is a criminal offense.
This bill will unite the legislative initiative of deputies of the Knesset of Saavy galon (MERETZ), Shuli Moalem («Bayt Yehudi») and Alisa Lavi («Yesh Atid») and the Minister of justice Ayelet shaked.
The bill aims to eliminate prostitution. It provides for violators in the case of the first arrest, the penalty of a fine of not less than 1250 shekels.
The bill also includes a section on assistance to those working in prostitution. Its volume will determine the special Commission. In addition, initiators are asked to create a National Department that will engage in the fight against prostitution.