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  1. Japan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law amending a part of the Criminal Law and Related Laws (No. 66 of 2005)

    Adoption: 2005-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-12 | JPN-2005-L-70859

    Amends certain provisions of the Criminal Law of 1907, Criminal Procedure Law of 1948, and other related laws and expands, inter alia, the definition of abduction to cover human trafficking and raises the penalty of imprisonment from maximum 5 years to 7 years, 10 years in the case of human trafficking for commercial purposes.

  2. Japan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code [Law No. 45 of 24 April 1907 as amended through Law No. 52 of 2 June 1987] - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1907 | JPN-1987-L-31753

    Provides for sentences for both imprisonment with as well as without labour. Chapter XXXIII (Crimes of Kidnapping and Buying or Selling of Human Beings) deals with trafficking.


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