Antigua and Barbuda

Region
Latin America and Caribbean
Regional Court
Not party to a court
Regional Organisations
Commonwealth
Caribbean Community
Organisation of American States
Legal System
Common
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
25 October 1988
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
25 October 1988
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
25 October 1988
1966 ICCPR
03 July 2019
1930 Forced Labour Convention
02 February 1983
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
02 February 1983
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
16 September 2002
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
17 February 2010
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
18 June 2001

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
Provisions related to slavery are found in the 1981 Antigua and Barbuda Constitutional Order which prohibits slavery at article 6.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Antigua and Barbuda which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery. However, the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention) Act 2010 prohibits debt bondage at article 17.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the 1981 Antigua and Barbuda Constitutional Order which prohibits servitude at article 6.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the 1981 Antigua and Barbuda Constitutional Order which prohibits forced labour at article 6.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention) Act 2010.

Legislative Provisions

AWAD REPORT

THE ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER 1981

THE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (PREVENTION) ACT 2010

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA LABOUR CODE

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