Caribbean Counter-Trafficking Model Legislation and Explanatory Guidelines: A Booklet

Number of Pages: 
86 pages
ISBN: 
978-92-9068-451-0
Year: 
2008
Electronic copy only
Description: 

IOM´s Caribbean Counter-Trafficking Model Legislation and Explanatory Guidelines is a resource for stakeholders in government and civil society wishing to improve domestic legislation and policy to address the crime of trafficking in persons in the Caribbean. This booklet has two parts, Part 1) the model legislation which upholds the UN Anti-Trafficking Protocol’s standards and incorporates the local and regional contexts, and Part 2) the explanatory guidelines summarizing the group’s discussions, with easy-to-read textboxes and 'best practices' to facilitate implementation, and provides a counter-trafficking legal framework by suggesting provisions and sentencing guidelines.

Table of contents: 
  • Acknowledgements
  • Caribbean Context
  • Caribbean Counter-Trafficking Model Legislation
  • Arrangement of Sections
  • Part 1 - Preliminary
  • Part II- Criminal Offences and Related Provisions
  • Part III- Assistance and Protection of Victims of Trafficking
  • Part IV- Misuse of [Commercial] Transportation
  • Part V- Prevention of Trafficking in Persons
  • Part VI- General
  • The Explanatory Guidelines to the Caribbean Counter-Trafficking Model Legislation
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Appendix C
  • Appendix D
  • Appendix E
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