|Name:||An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) (S.C. 2012, c. 15).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law; Elimination of forced labour|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Department of Justice, Canada PDF of Act (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-09-30)
|Abstract/Citation:||This enactment amends the Criminal Code to add the offence of trafficking in persons to the offences committed outside Canada for which Canadian citizens or permanent residents may be prosecuted in Canada.
It also amends the Act to add factors that the Court may consider when determining whether an accused exploits another person.