Italy

Region
Western Europe and Others
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
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
25 August 1928
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
04 February 1954
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
12 February 1958
1966 ICCPR
15 September 1978
1930 Forced Labour Convention
18 June 1934
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
15 March 1968
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
07 June 2000
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
02 August 2006
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
26 July 1999

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 Penal Code at articles 600 and 602 which criminalise placing or holding a person in conditions of slavery and the sale and purchase of slaves. Article 13 of the Constitution also declares that personal liberty is inviolable.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Italy which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Penal Code at article 600 which criminalises placing or holding a person in servitude defined to cover exercising powers and rights attaching to ownership, placing or holding in conditions of continuing enslavement, sexually exploiting, imposing coerced labour or forcing begging, or exploiting in any other way.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Penal Code at article 600 which prohibits imposing coerced labour.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Penal Code at article 601 which criminalises trafficking.

Legislative Provisions

CONSTITUTION OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC 1947 (REV. 2012)

PENAL CODE (AS AMENDED BY LAW NO 228 OF 2003 MEASURES AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS)

AWAD REPORT

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