Doubts about prostitute registration plan

Government plans to introduce a special register of prostitutes are running into trouble in parliament, with MPs from the ruling right-wing VVD also having doubts, news agency ANP reports.

The cabinet hopes the register, which will be updated every three years, will help eradicate forced prostitution and human trafficking.
In particular, MPs say there are legal questions over the privacy of prostitutes and fears that it will drive them into the illegal sector.
VVD MPs are also concerned about the cost of the registration system and regulation, ANP said.
The debate will be continued at a later date.
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