n SA Crime Quarterly - Legal provisions available for prosecuting human trafficking : do new crimes need new laws?

Volume 2004, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1991-3877



South Africa seems well on the way to creating specialised human trafficking legislation. The country is a signatory to the United Nations Protocol on Trafficking in Persons, and the SA Law Reform Commission is investigating the issue of trafficking. But there are many legal provisions currently available for prosecuting those engaging in this practice. Perhaps a greater challenge for the prosecution is how to identify acts that constitute 'trafficking in persons'.

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