Guinea

Region
Africa
Regional Court
Not party to a court
Regional Organisations
African Union
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
ECOWAS
Legal System
Civil
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
30 March 1962
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
12 July 1962
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
14 March 1977
1966 ICCPR
24 January 1978
1930 Forced Labour Convention
21 January 1959
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
11 July 1961
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
06 June 2003
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
09 November 2004
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
14 July 2003

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 Guinea which prohibits slavery, although entering into an agreement to alienate the freedom of a third person is criminalised under article 337 of the Penal Code.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Guinea which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery, although the Penal Code prohibits pledging of persons (article 338) and criminalises placing or receiving a person in pledge (article 339).
There appears to be no legislation in place in Guinea which prohibits servitude, although the Penal Code prohibits pledging of persons (article 338) and criminalises placing or receiving a person in pledge (article 339).
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Labour Code which absolutely prohibits forced labour at article 2, although no penalties appear to be prescribed.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Child Code, which criminalises trafficking in children.

Legislative Provisions

CONSTITUTION GUINEA 2010

PENAL CODE

GUINEAN CIVIL CODE

LABOUR CODE 1988 ORDER NO. 003 / PRG / SGG / 88 OF 28 JANUARY 1988 ESTABLISHING THE WORKING CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA

CHILD CODE

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