Section 136 criminalises sodomy with a penalty of up to ten years imprisonment. While this provision is termed in gender neutral language, only male homosexuality seems to be generally acknowledged in Tonga.1
Types of criminalisation
- Criminalises sex between men
Commonwealth member state
1. Criminal Offences Act, Section 136 Sodomy and Bestiality
“Whoever shall be convicted of the crime of sodomy with another person or bestiality with any animal shall be liable at the discretion of the Court to be imprisoned for any period not exceeding 10 years.” Full text.