The crime of human trafficking pursuant to article 323A of Penal Code

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Κατεύθυνση Ουσιαστικό και Δικονομικό Δίκαιο
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Papatriantafyllou Ioannis
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Ιωάννης Ν. Ανδρουλάκης Λέκτωρ Ποινικού Δικαίου και Ποινικής Δικονομίας, Τμήμα Νομικής, Τομέας Ποινικών Επιστημών, Εθνικό και Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών
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Το έγκλημα της εμπορίας ανθρώπων Άρθρο 323Α Ποινικού Κώδικα
Translated title:
The crime of human trafficking pursuant to article 323A of Penal Code
The object of the present thesis is trafficking in human beings, as a criminal offence proscribed in article 323A of the Greek Penal Code, which was added to chapter 18 of the Greek Penal Code by Statute No 3064/2002. According to the above mentioned article, trafficking in human beings consists of an act of transferring a person by means of coercion or deception for the purpose of exploitation, which can take the form of the removal of tissues or organs of the human body or labour exploitation or exploitation of begging, as well as the act of recruiting minors for the purpose of using them in armed conflicts. In the proem of the essay the writer attempts to clarify the meaning of human trafficking, examine the reasons which are liable for the appearance and evolvement of the phenomenon and make the distinction between smuggling and trafficking in human beings. In the first chapter of the essay the writer attempts to present the most important international conventions and european legal instruments, based on which the related to human trafficking greek legislative provisions are adopted, while it is noted that the purposes of the international, european and greek legislation on combating trafficking in human beings are preventing and suppressing human trafficking as well as protecting and assisting the victims of such trafficking. In the second and most important chapter of the paper the protected legal good is presented and a detailed approach of the content of article 323A of the Greek Penal Code, which consists of six paragraphs and is divided according to the proscribed sanctions, is attempted. Issues of concurrent offences and other specific issues are also are examined. Lastly, problems that article 323A of the Greek Penal Code causes in addition to thoughts and ways of confronting them are presented.
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Law and Legislation
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Criminal Procedure
Criminal Law
crime, human trafficking
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