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Name: Penal Code [Law No. 45 of 24 April 1907 as amended through Law No. 52 of 2 June 1987]
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1907
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-1987-L-31753
Bibliography: EHS Law Bulletin Series, Nakane, F., Codes Translation, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, II, Part V
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Cabinet Secretary,, Japan PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-20)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for sentences for both imprisonment with as well as without labour. Chapter XXXIII (Crimes of Kidnapping and Buying or Selling of Human Beings) deals with trafficking.
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