Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
- Criminalises the gender identity/expression of trans people
1. Penal Code 1860, S. 377 Carnal Intercourse Against the Order of Nature
“Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished with transportation for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.” Full text.
2. Police Act 1945, S. 35(c) Disguise
may be taken into custody by any police-officer without a warrant, and shall be punishable on conviction with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months.”