tolerance zone

tolerance zone

n
(Law) an designated area where prostitutes can work without being arrested
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Receive the popular Gopher State One Call colored yard sticks that demonstrate the required two-foot tolerance zone that must be maintained for safe digging - a popular attraction at the fair.
10 years ago A TOLERANCE zone for vice girls was back on the agenda as part of a major plan to tackle Middlesbrough's prostitution problem.
PROSTITUTES have moved to a city centre after a red light tolerance zone was scrapped.
The polygon was partitioned following Beitinger & Bennett (2000) into three distinct zones: an upper acclimation temperature dependent zone that represents heat gain via acclimation, a lower temperature dependent zone that represents gain in low temperature tolerance and a middle tolerance zone that is independent of acclimation temperature.
ITV chief Michael Grade's own reputation has also been damaged because, despite promising that ITV would be a zero tolerance zone for anyone who deliberately deceived viewers, no ITV staff have lost their jobs as a result of the scandal.
MarCator 1086 and 1087 indicators feature large LCD displays with integral tolerance functions that display measured values within the tolerance zone, or simple "go/no go" in- or out-of-tolerance conditions without measured values.
MarCator 1086 and 1087 Indicators feature large LCD displays with an integral tolerance function that can either display measured values within the tolerance zone, or indicate simple "go/no-go" in- or out-of tolerance conditions without measured values.
The part of Crown Street concerned is not a residential area, and in many ways fits the criteria which Flo Clucas has repeatedly put forward as one of the requirements of a tolerance zone, and over which the council has repeatedly dithered.
They say: We do not tolerate it', but let kerb-crawlers know it happens here, as if we're an unofficial tolerance zone.
Her winning entry, Working the Zone, was a 12-minute documentary exploring proposals for a tolerance zone, where prostitutes are not arrested for soliciting in the St Hilda's area of Middlesbrough.
Until recently, for example, there was a long-standing and widely recognised 'informal' tolerance zone in Edinburgh, and in Aberdeen Grampian Police appear to have pursued a similar prostitution management policy since 2000.
The tolerance zone in Edinburgh was scrapped a few years ago, but I'm still fighting to have it reintroduced.