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Law Prohibiting Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling (1395/11/10) [2017].

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Elimination of forced labour
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The Law prohibits all forms of human trafficking and criminalizes the use of threat or force or other types of coercion or deceit for the purpose of exploitation. It includes forms of exploitation such as medical experiments and forcing a person to commit “other illegal activities,” and includes armed fighting and creating a new offence which prohibits bacha baazi, i.e. the exploitation of young boys by men for social and sexual entertainment.
The law prescribes maximum penalties of eight years imprisonment; aggravating factors increase the maximum sentence to between 10 and 15 years and the imposition of the death penalty if exploitation for armed fighting resulted in the victim’s death.

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    Serial title
    Official Gazette, Extraordinary Issue
    No. 1244
    Page range
    pp. 6-41