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Human Trafficking Act, 2005 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The six hundred and ninety-fourth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Human Trafficking Act, 2005

  • Published by Government Gazette on 9 December 2005
  • Assented to on 5 December 2005
  • Commenced on 9 December 2005
  1. [Amended by Human Trafficking (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act 784 of 2009) on 20 July 2009]
AN ACT for the prevention, reduction and punishment of human trafficking, for the rehabilitation and reintegration of trafficked persons and for related matters.DATE OF ASSENT: 5th December, 2005 ENACTED by the President and Parliament:

Prohibition and offences relating to trafficking

1. Meaning of trafficking

(1)Human trafficking means the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring, trading or receipt of persons for the purpose of exploitation within and across national borders by(a)the use of threats, force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power or exploitation of vulnerability, or(b)giving or receiving payments and benefit…

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