Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013

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7 of 2013

The Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Act 7 of 2013 aims:

  • to give effect to the Republic's obligations concerning the trafficking of persons in terms of international agreements;
  • to provide for an offence of trafficking in persons and other offences associated with trafficking in persons;
  • to provide for penalties that may be imposed in respect of the offences;
  • to provide for measures to protect and assist victims of trafficking in persons;
  • to provide for the coordinated implementation, application and administration of this Act;
  • to prevent and combat the trafficking in persons within or across the borders of the Republic; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

9 August 2015 (Government Gazette 39078, 7 August 2015)

Amends

Amended