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  1. Iraq - Elimination of forced labour - Law, Act

    Law No. 28 of 2012 Combating Trafficking in Persons. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2012-04-23 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-23 | IRQ-2012-L-94253

    Article 1: Definitions.
    Article 2: Establishing a Committee within the Ministry of Interior called "The Central Committee to combat Human Trafficking".
    Article 3: The Commission Functions.
    Article 4: Establishing a subcommittee named, "The Subcommittee to Combat Human Trafficking" in each territory or irregular province.
    Article 5 - Article 9: Penalties.
    Article 10: Consent by a victim to human trafficking shall not be accepted as a defence.
    Article 11: The commitment and the duties of the State Directorates to assist the victims of human trafficking taking into account the children needs.

    In the cases there is no specific text stipulated in the law, the provisions of the Penal Code shall apply.

  2. Iraq - Elimination of forced labour - Law, Act

    Act No. 8 of 1988 on combatting prostitution.

    Adoption: 1988-01-25 | IRQ-1988-L-4947

    Provides, inter alia, for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to set up houses to reform and provide vocational rehabilitation for prostitutes.

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