Regardless of the circumstances, the Act state that minors must not be in an approved area when adult entertainment is being provided. This means that a minor can not be in an approved area in the capacity of a performer of adult entertainment or as an employee in any capacity. These restrictions are imposed to prevent minors being exposed to or getting involved in adult entertainment activities.
Criminal history check
A criminal history check will be conducted for each new person named on the application form (e.g. licensee, permit holder or company director).
Investigations will be undertaken into the criminal histories of the operator and all associates. Consideration will be given to the previous conduct of the applicant in the business. Checks will be conducted through the Prostitution Licensing Authority to ensure that no links exist between approved brothels and premises to which an adult entertainment permit relates.
Comments regarding the application will be sought from the police and local authority. Licensing officers will inspect every venue subject to an application to verify that the specified area is suitable for the entertainment ensuring that the area:
There are a number of restrictions on what can or cannot occur in relation to adult entertainment.
If you are conducting sexually explicit entertainment under an adult entertainment permit, you must display a sign at the entrance to the room or area advising patrons that adult entertainment is being provided and that minors cannot enter. This sign will be provided to you by the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation upon approval of your permit.
If you wish to advertise the adult entertainment, the advertisement must not describe the sexually explicit nature of the acts performed in the entertainment.
If you wish to advertise the adult entertainment through print media, the advertisement must not contain graphics or photographs and it must be limited in size to not more than 80mm x 50mm.
Any other advertising for adult entertainment such as matchboxes, napkins, coasters, building signs, car signs, etc, must not contain graphics or photographs.
You must not publish any advertisement for adult entertainment through radio or television, or by film or video recording.