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CRIMINAL CODE

 

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Section 168

Trafficking in Human Beings

(1) Whoever forces, procures, hires, incites, entices, transports, conceals, detains, or consigns a child to be used by another for

a) sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual abuse or harassment, or for production of pornographic works,

b) extraction of tissue, cell, or organs from his/her body,

c) service in the armed forces,

d) slavery or servitude, or

e) forced labour or other forms of exploitation, or who profits on such a conduct, shall be sentenced to imprisonment for two to ten years.

(2) The same sentence shall be imposed to anyone who forces, procures, hires, incites, entices, transports, hides, detains, or consigns a person other than referred to in Sub-section (1) by using violence, threat of violence or other grievous harm or deceit, or by abusing his/ehr error, distress, or addiction in order to use him/her for

a) sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual abuse or harassment, or for the production of pornographic works,

b) extraction of tissue, cell, or organs from their body,

c) service in the armed forces,

d) slavery or servitude, or

e) forced labour or other forms of exploitation, or

who profits on such conduct.

(3) An offender shall be sentenced to imprisonment for five to twelve years or to confiscation of property if he/she 

a) commits then act referred to in Sub-section (1) or (2) as a member of an organised group,

b) exposes another person to a risk of grievous bodily harm or death by such an act,

c) commits such an act with the intention to gain a substantial profit for him-/herself or for another, or

d) commits such an act with the intention to use another person for prostitution. (

4) An offender shall be sentenced to imprisonment for eight to fifteen years or to confiscation of property if he/she

a) causes grievous bodily harm by the act referred to in Sub-section (1) or (2),

b) commits such an act with the intention to gain extensive profit for him-/herself or for another, or

c) commits such an act in connection to an organised group operating in several states.

(5) An offender shall be sentenced to imprisonment for ten to eighteen years or to confiscation of property, if he/she causes death by the act referred to in Sub-section (1) or (2).

(6) Preparation is criminal.

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