23.1. Maintaining House Of Prostitution
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 23 Prostitution within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
23.1 MAINTAINING HOUSE OF PROSTITUTION 796.07(2)(a), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of [crime charged], the State must prove the following element: 1. [Name of defendant] kept, set up, maintained or operated any place, structure, building or conveyance for the purpose of [lewdness], [assignation], [prostitution]. DEFINITIONS: 1. Prostitution is the giving or receiving of the body for sexual intercourse for hire, which includes the giving or receiving of the body for licentious sexual intercourse without hire. 2. Lewdness is any indecent or obscene act. The words lewd, lascivious and indecent mean the same thing and mean a wicked, lustful, unchaste, licentious or sensual intention on the part of the person doing an act. 3. Lewdness is the unlawfnce of lust signifying that forul indulge m of immorality which has a relation to simexual purity. It is generally used to indicate gross indecency with respect to sexual relations. 4. A structure is any building of any kind, either temporary or permanent, which has a roof over it and includes any closely adjoining land enclosed by a fence or wall. 5. A conveyance means any motor vehicle, ship, vessel, railroad car, trailer, aircraft or sleeping car.