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CRIMINAL CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA

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Crimes against Humanity
Article 101

- enslavement, which means performing of a particular or all justifications arising from the property right over a person and also include carrying out such justification in trafficking in human beings, especially women and children;

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Trafficking in Human Beings

Article 113

(1) Whoever purchases another person, takes possession of them, accommodates them, transports them, sells them, delivers them or uses them in any other way, or acts as a broker in such operations, for the purpose of prostitution or another form of sexual exploitation, forced labour, enslavement, service or trafficking in organs, human tissue or blood shall be given a prison sentence of between one and ten years.

(2) If an offence from the preceding paragraph was committed against a minor or with force, threats, deception, kidnapping or exploitation of a subordinate or dependent position, or in order to force a victim to become pregnant or be artificially inseminated, shall be given a prison sentence of between three and fifteen years.

(3) Whoever carries out an offence from paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article as a member of a criminal organisation to commit such offences, or if a large pecuniary benefit was gained through committing the offence, the perpetrator shall be subject to the same punishment as specified in the preceding paragraph.

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Undeclared employment

Article 199

(1) Whoever contrary to regulations employs two or more workers and does not register them for the appropriate insurance, or employs several foreigners or persons without citizenship without suitable work permits shall be punished by a fine or a prison sentence of up to one year.

(2) Whoever consequently or permanently or in substantial number employs foreigners who are not EU citizens and illegally reside in the territory of the Republic of Slovenia shall be sentenced to up to two years in prison.

(3) If the offence referred to in paragraph 1 or 2 of this Article was committed by employing workers, who are not qualified to perform works that require special authorisations, or by interfering with the physical or mental integrity of an individual, or under particularly exploitative working conditions, or by the exploitation of the victim of human trafficking, or by employing a minor, the perpetrator shall be sentenced to up to three years in prison.

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