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

    • • Exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation
  • Keywords

    • • Child Trafficking

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    Original Text

    Article 9 (Child or Juvenile Sex Trafficking)

    (1) Any person who deals in or sends a child or juvenile to a foreign country or brings a child or juvenile living in a foreign country into Korea, knowing that they will become an object of an act of purchasing child or juvenile sex or producing child or juvenile pornography, shall be punished by imprisonment with prison labor for not less than five years.

    (2) Any person who attempts to commit an offense as prescribed in paragraph (1) shall be punished.