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Name: Law No. 28 of 2012 Combating Trafficking in Persons.
Country: Iraq
Subject(s): Elimination of forced labour; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-04-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Alwaqai Aliraqiya, 2012-04-23, No. 4236, P. 1 - P.5
ISN: IRQ-2012-L-94253
Bibliography: Alwaqai Aliraqiya, 2012-04-23, No. 4236, P. 1 - P.5
Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Eastlaws Database, Cairo, Egypt (consulted on 2013-10-03)
Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Office of Rule of Law, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq PDF in English PDF in English (consulted on 2013-10-11)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1: Definitions.
Article 2: Establishing a Committee within the Ministry of Interior called "The Central Committee to combat Human Trafficking".
Article 3: The Commission Functions.
Article 4: Establishing a subcommittee named, "The Subcommittee to Combat Human Trafficking" in each territory or irregular province.
Article 5 - Article 9: Penalties.
Article 10: Consent by a victim to human trafficking shall not be accepted as a defence.
Article 11: The commitment and the duties of the State Directorates to assist the victims of human trafficking taking into account the children needs.

In the cases there is no specific text stipulated in the law, the provisions of the Penal Code shall apply.
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