(1) A select committee, to be known as the Select Committee on the Regulation of Brothels, be appointed to inquire into and report on the regulation of brothels in New South Wales.
(2) The committee is to examine and report on:
(a) Appropriate local and state government regulatory and compliance functions for brothels;
(b) The demarcation in local and state government roles and responsibilities; and;
(c) Possible reform options that address the social, health and planning challenges associated with legal and illegal brothels.
(3) The inquiry should consider:
(a) The current extent and nature of the brothel industry in New South Wales;
(b) Current regulation of brothels in New South Wales and other states;
(c) Penalties and enforcement powers required to close illegal brothels;
(d) Options for reform including a scheme of registration or licencing system for authorised brothels;
(e) The protection of sex workers, including issues around organised crime and sex trafficking;
(f) Options to maintain the high level of public health outcomes;
(g) Residential amenity and the location of sex services premises;
(h) Any legislative changes that may be required; and
(i) Any other related matters.