|Name:||Law on Combating Human Trafficking.|
|Country:||Iran (Islamic Republic of)|
|Subject(s):||Elimination of forced labour|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, 1383-04-28 (2004-07-18) No. 17337 Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian (DOC.NORMES) (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.