As at May 2009, under the British Mandate Criminal Code Ordinance, No. 74 of 1936, which is in force in Gaza, Section 152(2) Unnatural offences provides –
“(2) Anyone who:
(a) commits sexual intercourse with another person against the order of nature, or
(b) commits sexual intercourse with an animal, or
(c) permits or allows the above mentioned acts is considered to have committed a felony punishable by imprisonment for a term of ten years” [R1.1].
Consensual sex between female same-sex couples is not unlawful.