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The objective of the crime strategy is the professionalisation of organised criminal groups, increasingly complex modus operandi and the almost systematic use of new technologies require an...

  • France
  • Facilitation of Illegal Immigration
  • National policy
  • Policy
  • 2020

In its jurisdiction, the National Gendarmerie aims at addressing the legal aspects of the apprehension of smugglers by means of regional adapted operational measures. The term ‘smuggler’...

  • France
  • Facilitation of Illegal Immigration
  • National policy
  • Policy
  • 2020
In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
  • European Union
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2016

Human trafficking is defined in the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 which specifically prohibits trafficking for sexual and labour exploitation, including forced labour in persons,...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

The effect of declaring a substance controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (as amended), either in the Schedule to the Act or by Government Order, is to make it an offence to possess...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019