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Name: Royal Kram NS/RKM/0208/005 on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation.
Country: Cambodia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: KHM-2007-L-93355
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in Khmer Legislation on-line in Khmer Cambodian National Assembly, Cambodia PDF of Law in Khmer PDF of Law in Khmer (consulted on 2013-06-13)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW), 191/41, 6th Floor, Sivalai Condominium,Soi 33 Itsaraphap Road, Bangkok-Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand PDF of Law in English - Unofficial Translation by UNICEF PDF of Law in English - Unofficial Translation by UNICEF (consulted on 2013-06-14)
Abstract/Citation: CHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
The object of the Law is to suppress the acts of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in order to protect the rights and dignity of human beings, to improve the health and welfare of citizens, to preserve and enhance good national customs, and to implement the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, or other international instruments or agreements with regard to human trafficking that the Kingdom of Cambodia has ratified or signed.

CHAPTER II - THE ACT OF SELLING/BUYING OR EXCHANGE OF HUMAN BEING
Offenses listed in the Law in Chapter 2 include:
- Article 9: Unlawful Removal, inter alia, of a Minor
- Article 10: Unlawful Removal with Purpose
- Article 11: Unlawful Removal for Cross-border Transfer
- Article 12: Unlawful Recruitment for Exploitation
- Article 14: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person
- Article 15: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person with Purpose
- Article 16: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person for Cross-border Transfer
- Article 17: Transportation with Purpose
- Article 18: Cross-border Transportation (the Act of Bringing a Person Cross-border)
- Article 19: Receipt of a Person with Purpose
- Article 20: Receipt of a Person for the Purpose of Assisting the Offender

CHAPTER III - CONFINEMENT
CHAPTER IV - PROSTITUTION AND CHILD PROSTITUTION
CHAPTER V - PORNOGRAPHY
CHAPTER VI - INDECENCY AGAINST MINORS UNDER FIFTEEN YEARS
CHAPTER VII - CIVIL REMEDY
CHAPTER VIII - SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER IX - FINAL PROVISIONS

The Law on Suppression of Kidnapping, Human Trafficking/Sale of Human Beings and Exploitation of Human Beings, which was promulgated by Royal Kram No:CS/RKM/0296/01 shall be repealed by this law. This law shall prevail if a provision of any other law is in contradiction with the provisions of this law.
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