|Article 23.- Acts of prostitution:
1. A fine of 50,000 to 200,000 VND for one of the following acts:
b/ Sexual abuse.
2. A fine of 500,000 to 2,000,000 VND for one of the following acts:
a/ Buying sex;
b/ Providing a place for prostitution activities.
3. A fine of 2,000,000 to 5,000,000 VND for one of the following acts:
a/ Procuring prostitutes;
b/ Sheltering and protecting prostitution activities;
c/ Relapsing in the violations of stipulations in Item 1, Item 2 of this Article which have led to administrative sanctions.
4. A fine of 30,000,000 to 50,000,000 VND for one of the following acts which are not serious enough to warrant examination for penal liability:
a/ Using the activities in buying and selling sex and other sex activities as a means of business;
b/ Using measures of coercion and threat to extort money and expropriate the sex buyers and sellers.
5. The acts of procuring and sheltering prostitution shall be sanctioned according to the provisions in Article 18 of Decree No.88-CP of December 14, 1995.
6. Violations of Items 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this Article shall lead to the confiscation of all the money earned from the act of violation.