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Home Office: UK welcomes tough EU wide penalty on people trafficking

A Europe-wide maximum penalty of at least eight years' imprisonment for those who traffic people into Europe for forced labour or sexual exploitation was agreed.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:13]

Crime reduction toolkit: trafficking of people(2003)

The toolkit is directed at police, immigration officials, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), victim support, social services departments, local authorities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other agencies throughout the country; all of whom increasingly are being presented with problems of trafficking.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:14]

Home Office: New laws to crack down on people trafficking and asylum abuse (Dec 2004)

People traffickers exploiting the most vulnerable will be targeted by tough new legislation coming into force today. The Home Office has announced criminals involved in trafficking people for forced labour or organ removal will now face up to fourteen years in jail, under measures in the Asylum and Immigration Act (treatment of claimants etc) 2004.

Link [Last update: 2005-07-15; 14:14]

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