The police forces and immigration officials currently use a standardised registration guide to be applied in human trafficking situations. The monitorizing system (with the standard registration guide) started in 2008. There are 231 signalized cases, from which 46 have already been signalized in the first semester of the current year. Until June 2009, there were 41 cases confirmed from a total of 231 registered.
Source of Information
Response of the Government of Portugal, February 2009; Update to the Response of the Government of Portugal 2010