The controversial laws, which critics have labelled a "disaster" for human rights, also ban unmarried couples from living together and restrict political and religious freedoms.

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There were protests in Jakarta this week, and the laws are expected to be challenged in court.

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The new criminal codes are set to take effect in three years and apply to Indonesians and foreigners living in the country, as well as visitors.

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It has been widely reported in nearby Australia, where some newspapers have dubbed it the "Bali bonk ban".

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Indonesia's economy heavily relies on tourism from Australia, which was Indonesia's number one tourist source before the pandemic.

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Thousands of people fly to the tropical island of Bali every month to bask in its warm weather, indulge in cheap Bintang beers and rave at all-night beach parties.

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Bali weddings are quite common, and thousands of Australia's graduate students fly to Bali every year to celebrate finishing high school.

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For many young Australians, a trip to Bali is seen as a rite of passage. Others go there a few times a year for quick, cheap getaways.

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