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Name: Prevention and Suppression of White Slavery Act.
Country: Thailand
Subject(s): Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-11-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Royal Thai Government Gazette [English translation], 1998-06, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 187-191 (INFORM - P60810)
ISN: THA-1997-L-50122
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=50122&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Royal Thai Government Gazette [English translation], 1998-06, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 187-191 (INFORM - P60810)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the detainment, trade, or selling of women or children under the age of 18 for sexual purposes, as well as conspiracy to commit such acts. Provides law enforcement authorities with powers of search, inspection of women and children, and detainment of women and children if they are suspected of being victims of trafficking. Repeals the Act regarding trade in women and girls, 1928 (B.E. 2471).

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