The Bill for the Prevention of Contagious Diseases at Certain Naval and Military Stations (by regulating prostitutes, and detaining women found to be infected) was introduced by Lord Clarence Paget
, Secretary to the Admiralty
15 March 1866
Lord Clarence Paget
sought to extend state regulation of prostitutes with the introduction in Parliament of An Act for the Better Prevention of Contagious Diseases at certain Naval and Military Stations.