Estonia

Region
Eastern Europe
Regional Court
European Court of Human Rights
Regional Organisations
European Court of Human Rights
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
European Union
Council of Europe
Legal System
Civil
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
16 May 1929
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
Not Party
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
Not Party
1966 ICCPR
21 October 1991
1930 Forced Labour Convention
07 February 1996
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
24 November 2016
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
07 February 1996
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
24 September 2001
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
12 May 2004
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
30 January 2002

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
There appears to be no legislation in place in Estonia which prohibits slavery, although section 136 of the Penal Code criminalises deprivation of liberty.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Estonia which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Estonia which prohibits servitude.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Constitution at article 29 which declares that no one shall be compelled to perform work or service against his or her free will.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Penal Code at section 133 which criminalises human trafficking.

Legislative Provisions

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA 1992 (REV. 2015)

PENAL CODE

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