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

    Prevention and Suppression of Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants Proclamation No. 909/2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-15 | ETH-2015-L-101059

    The Proclamation contains seven parts and 50 articles. It defines the offence of trafficking in persons, assisting and facilitating trafficking in persons as well as smuggling migrants. Details the penalties for each of the offences, which are increased when the victim of trafficking or smuggling is a child, a woman or a person with a disability, or suffers any psychological or physical harm or when the trafficker or smuggler uses drugs, medicine or weapons or is a person in the public service, a civil servant or a recidivist.

    Consent cannot be used as a defence if the victim is a child or if the consent was obtained, inter alia, by a means of threat, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or by using the vulnerability or by giving or receiving bribe or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person.

    The Proclamation also sets out procedures for the investigation of smuggling and trafficking offences as well as establishing procedures for the protection and rehabilitation of victims of trafficking. It establishes a Fund to prevent, control and rehabilitate victims of crime of trafficking in human and smuggling of migrants and establishes a national committee to oversee the implementation of the law.

    Repeals Articles 243, 596, 597, 598, 599 and 635 of the Criminal Code of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

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

    Ratification Proclamation for the Convention on Forced or Compulsory Labour. Proclamation No. 336/2003 - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 2003-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 2003-05-08 | ETH-2003-L-71064

    Empowers the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to undertake all activities necessary for the implementation of the Convention.

  3. Ethiopia - Elimination of forced labour - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Human Trafficking Assessment Report - Final. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | ETH-2002-M-101058


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