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Name: Law on Combating Human Trafficking.
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-07-18
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-2004-L-91993
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1383-04-28 (2004-07-18) No. 17337 Official Gazette, 1383-04-28 (2004-07-18) No. 17337 Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian PDF in Persian (consulted on 2013-01-11)
Abstract/Citation: Defines actions considered as trafficking and penalties imposed for such actions. The Law prohibits trafficking in persons through use of threats, force, coercion, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability of the victim for purposes of prostitution, removal of organs, slavery, or forced marriage. The prescribed penalty under this law reportedly is up to 10 years' imprisonment

Article 4, in addition to penalties prescribed by the law, provides for dismissal of employees of state institutions and organizations, personnel of armed forces involved in trafficking.
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