Entry #79: Homosexual activity in Tonga

Original entry by robertshippey robertshippey ()

RegionTonga
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start Date1988
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to sections 136–142 of the The Criminal Offences Act, the maximum penalty for same-sex sexual activity in Tonga is 10 years in prison and whipping.
Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/76-countries-where-anti-gay-laws-are-as-bad-as-or-worse-than http://legislation.to/Tonga/DATA/PRIN/1988-018/CriminalOffencesAct.pdf


2 Revisions

2. Revision #140 ( by danlev)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Start Date1988-01-011998-01-01
1. Revision #139 ( by danlev)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
NoteAccording to sections 136–142 of the The Criminal Offences Act, the maximum penalty for same-sex sexual activity in Tonga is 10 years in prison and whipping.10 years prison + whipping
Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/76-countries-where-anti-gay-laws-are-as-bad-as-or-worse-than http://legislation.to/Tonga/DATA/PRIN/1988-018/CriminalOffencesAct.pdfhttp://www.buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/76-countries-where-anti-gay-laws-are-as-bad-as-or-worse-than