A compilation of the most important provisions of Polish law related to the problem of human trafficking.
On 8 September 2010 the Act of 20 May 2010 amending the Act – Penal Code, the Act on Police, the Act – Introduction of the Penal Code and the Act – Code of Penal Procedure (Journal of Laws No. 98, item 626) entered into force. Until then, in Poland this crime was defined primarily based on Article 3 of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 15 November 2005 (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 18, item 160). The definitions included in the Framework Decision of the Council of the European Union (2002/629/JHA) of 19 July 2002 on combating trafficking in human beings and in the Council of Europe Convention on action against trafficking in human beings (the Convention entered into force on 1 March 2009) were also used.
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