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Name: Law amending a part of the Criminal Law and Related Laws (No. 66 of 2005)
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-06-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampo Gogai, 2005-05-22, No. 138, p. 5
ISN: JPN-2005-L-70859
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=70859&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Kampo Gogai, 2005-05-22, No. 138, p. 5
Abstract/Citation: Amends certain provisions of the Criminal Law of 1907, Criminal Procedure Law of 1948, and other related laws and expands, inter alia, the definition of abduction to cover human trafficking and raises the penalty of imprisonment from maximum 5 years to 7 years, 10 years in the case of human trafficking for commercial purposes.
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