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When discussing the problems of distinguishing between law and morality, one must address some fundamental questions.
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When discussing the problems of distinguishing between law and morality, one must address some fundamental questions. What is the purpose of the law relating to prostitution? And what is the relationship between law and the moral issues in the U.K, which is a secular society and where individuals are allowed to hold relative rather than absolute values? Some offences do not carry any moral implications; i.e. driving offences, but the issue of prostitution is heavily loaded with moral and social issues, which is reflected in the relevant law. One must also consider weather the law has any place in...
going on. Is the purpose of the law to enforce private morality for the sake of conformity? This was the situation with the law on homosexual offences. It is clear that many people find the act of prostitution morally repulsive and others in society regard it as a business transaction. The problem with the involvement of the law in such issues is that it governs all and if it is seen to be for no other purpose than the enforcement of morality and the support of the "hecklers veto" then this undermines the whole rule of law.

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