Trafficking in persons
  • Offences

    • • Trafficking in persons (adults)
      • Trafficking in children (under 18 years)
  • Exploitative Purposes

    • • Forced labour or services
  • Protection Of Victims

    • • Provision of shelter/ housing

Ghana

UNTOC Articles

  • Organized Crime Convention

  • Trafficking in Persons Protocol

  • Any Article
  • Smuggling of Migrants Protocol

  • Firearms Protocol

    Original Text

    Prohibition of trafficking

    2. (1) A person shall not traffic another person within the meaning of section 1 or act as an intermediary for the trafficking of a person.

    (2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term of not less than five years.

    (3) For purposes of this section, an intermediary is someone who participates in or is concerned with any aspect of trafficking under this Act who may or may not be known to the family of the trafficked person.

    (4) To be concerned with an aspect of trafficking in this Act means (a) to send to, take to, consent to the taking to or to receive at any place any person for the purposes of trafficking, or (b) to enter into an agreement whether written or oral, to subject any party to the agreement or subject any other person to trafficking.

    Provision of trafficked person prohibited

    3. (1) A person who provides another person for purposes of trafficking commits an offence even where the person is a parent.

    (2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a term of imprisonment of not less than five years.

    Use of trafficked persons prohibited

    4. A person who uses a trafficked person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a term of imprisonment of not less than five years.

     
     
     
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