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Women aged20years or over who were prosecuted for violating Article5of the Anti-Prostitution Law(acts of soliciting or awaiting customers,or following a pedestrian around in public places with a view to soliciting,for the purpose of prostitution,using methods calling public attention to themselves)may be given a guidance disposition if a court suspends the execution of imprisonment.
Women given the guidance disposition are to be accommodated in a women's guidance home.However,nobody has been newly admitted since the accommodation of one woman in1995.
Explanation of terms
Newly imprisoned offenders: This refers to those who were newly imprisoned in penal institutions during the period from January1to December31in a given year so as to serve their sentences that have become final at trial as well as those who were sentenced to death and executed.