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Original name: Gesetz zur Verbesserung der Bekämpfung des Menschenhandels und zur Änderung des Bundeszentralregistergesetzes sowie des Achten Buches Sozialgesetzbuch
Name: Act to improve the fight against Human Trafficking and to amend the Federal Central Register Law as well as the Eighth Book of the Social Code.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Human rights; Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-10-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2016-10-14, vol. 48, pp. 2226-2230
ISN: DEU-2016-L-104013
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2016-10-14, vol. 48, pp. 2226-2230
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-04-05)
Abstract/Citation: The Act incorporates the Directive 2011/36/UE into German legal system.
Article 1. Amendment to the Penal Code:
§232 Human trafficking
§232a Forced prostitution (new)
§232b Forced labour (new)
§233 Exploitation of labour force
§233a Exploitation taking advantage of a deprivation of liberty
Article 2. Amendment to the Federal Central Register Act
Article 3. Amendment to the Social Code - Book VIII - Children and Youth
Article 4. Further amendments
Article 5. Restriction of basic rights
Article 6. Entry into force.
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