According to Article 251 of the Criminal Code Revisions, no person shall engage in trafficking in a person or be involved in the arranging of trafficking in a person, knowing that the person’s entry into the Republic or any other state is or was arranged by specified means. Trafficking in person is felony of the third degree. Trafficking in children is a felony of the second degree. A trafficked person is not liable to criminal prosecution for:
(a) the act of trafficking in persons or being a party to an offense of trafficking in persons; or
(b) the person’s illegal entry into the Republic, in connection with the act of trafficking in person if the Republic is the receiving country; or
(c) the person’s period of unlawful residence in the Republic after being trafficked, if the Republic is the receiving country; or
(d) the person ‘s procurement or possession of any fraudulent travel or identity documents that the person obtained, or with which the person was supplied, for the purpose of entering the receiving country in connection with the act of trafficking in persons.
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