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Name: Law No. 218 of 18 November 2011 amending the Law on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings.
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-11-18
Entry into force:
ISN: KGZ-2011-L-90353
Bibliography: Legislation from CIS Countries Legislation from CIS Countries SoyuzPravoInform (consulted on 2012-07-08)
Abstract/Citation: Amends, the following articles:
Article 1(9) - amends the definitions for "Trafficking in persons" and also "the fight against human trafficking";
Article 3(5) - adds after the words "against the traffickers," the words "with full respect for their rights.";
Article 5(2) paragraph 8 - replaces the words "and on this - on the basis of development" with the words "and on this basis - the development.";
Article 7(1) paragraph 5 - repealed;
Article 9(9) - after the words "developing" and "includes the existing" add the words "professional" and "general education";
Article 21(1) - after the word "family" add the words "or legal representatives";
Article 21(3)- after the words "at his own request" add the words "or the request of his legal representatives";
Article 21(4) - after the words "of trafficking in persons" add the words "or his legal representatives";
Article 23(1) - wherever the word "shall" appears, it shall be replaced with the word "may". After the words "human trafficking" add the words "and to assist victims of trafficking."
Article 27(2) - replace the words "executive bodies in the Kyrgyzstan Republic in charge of custody and guardianship" with "bodies for the protection of the rights and interests of children".
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