Unofficial translation

Criminal Code of the Republic of Macedonia

Introduced with the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Criminal Code

Official Gazette no. 19/2004

(relevant provisions)



Article 418-a: Trafficking in human beings


(2) A person, who recruits, transports, transfers, buys and sells, harbors or receives children or juveniles for the purpose of exploitation shall be punished with at least eight years imprisonment.


(4) A person, who uses or procures the sexual services of a person with the knowledge that the person is a victim of trafficking in human beings, shall be punished with imprisonment between 6 months and 5 years.

(5) If the crime referred to in paragraph (4) is committed against a child or a juvenile, the offender shall be punished with imprisonment of minimum eight years.