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Anti-trafficking/Prostitution legislation

Here are the anti-human trafficking and prostitution laws I collected as part of my research. Many other Cambodian laws could be found at the World Law Guides

International Conventions on human trafficking

– The 1904 International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic: English

– The 1949 UN Convention for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others: English

– The 2000 UN Trafficking Protocol: English

– The Bali Process, Model Law on Human Trafficking: English

– Explanatory notes on the model laws criminalising People Smuggling and People Trafficking: English

– The 2002 UN Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking: English

National Legislation on human trafficking

– The 1996 Cambodian anti-trafficking law: Khmer, English

– The 2008 Cambodian anti-trafficking law: Khmer, English

– The Cambodian Ministry of Interior Guidelines on the 2008 anti-trafficking law: Khmer, English

– The 1928 Thai anti-trafficking law: Khmer, Thai

– The 1996 Thai anti-prostitution law: English

– The 1997 Thai anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2008 Thai anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2005 Myanmar anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2003 Philippines anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2007 Malaysian anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2000 US anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2001 UN-Kosovo anti-trafficking regulation: English

– The 2007 Indonesia anti-trafficking law: English

– The 2000 Irish anti-trafficking law: English

– The South Korea Act on the Prevention of Prostitution and Protection of Victims thereof: English

– The South Korea Act on the Punishment of Procuring Prostitution and Associated Acts: English

Relevant legal framework on human trafficking/prostitution

As of 17 Aug 2010, some countries in the Great Mekong Sub-region, more precisely China, Laos, and Vietnam do not have a specific anti-trafficking legislation. Human trafficking is, however, punishable under various laws.  The following legal framework are currently used to do justice to trafficking offenses in these countries.

1. The 1992 China law on the protection of rights and interests of women: English

2. The 1997 China Criminal Law: English

3. The 1990 Laos Criminal Code: English

4. The 2004 Laos Law on the Development and Protection of Women: English

5. The 2006 Laos Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Children: English

6. The 2000 Vietnam Penal Code: English

7. Vietnam penal code related to human trafficking: English

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