Morocco

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

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
11 May 1959
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
11 May 1959
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
11 May 1959
1966 ICCPR
03 May 1979
1930 Forced Labour Convention
20 May 1957
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
01 December 1966
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
26 January 2001
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
25 April 2011
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
Not Party

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, which criminalises selling or acquiring a child under article 467-1.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Morocco which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Morocco which prohibits servitude.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Labour Code which prohibits forced labour at articles 10 and 12, although penalties are limited to a fine. Exploitation and forced labour of children under fifteen years is also criminalised under article 467-2 of the Penal Code although penalties are also limited to fines.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the 2016 Law on the Prevention of Human Trafficking which appears to criminalise all forms of trafficking although no text is available.

Legislative Provisions

MOROCCAN CONSTITUTION 1996

CRIMINAL CODE

THE LABOUR CODE

ENGEN REPORT

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