Act Amending The Penal Code (Extended Definition Of Trafficking In Human Beings, Etc.)

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af straffeloven(Udvidet definition af menneskehandel m.v.)

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Law amending the criminal law

(Extended definition of trafficking in human beings, etc.)

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:

§ 1

In criminal law, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1062 of 17. November 2011, as amended by section 22 of Act No. 112 of 3. February 2012, law No. 157 of 28. February 2012, § 1 of lov nr. 158 of 28. February 2012 and law No. 159 of 28. February 2012, shall be amended as follows: 1. In article 7, paragraph 1, no. 2 (a) shall be inserted after ' the sexual exploitation of children, trafficking in human beings ': ' '.

2. In article 262, paragraph 1 (a), the words ' 8 years ': ' 10 years '.

3. In section 262 a, paragraphs 1 and 2, shall be inserted after ' slavery or slavery-like conditions ': ', criminal offences '.

§ 2 the law shall enter into force on the day after publication in the Official Gazette.

§ 3 the law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Given at Amalienborg, the 27. March 2012 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Morten Bødskov