Nicaragua

Region
Latin America and Caribbean
Regional Court
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Regional Organisations
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Organisation of American States
Legal System
Civil
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
03 October 1927
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
14 January 1986
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
14 January 1986
1966 ICCPR
12 March 1980
1930 Forced Labour Convention
12 April 1934
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
31 October 1967
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
06 November 2000
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
12 October 2004
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 Constitution at article 40 which prohibits slavery and the slave trade and article 315 of the Criminal Code which criminalises subjecting, reducing, or maintaining a person in slavery.
Provisions related to institutions and practices similar to slavery are found in article 315 of the Criminal Code, which criminalises subjecting, reducing, or maintaining a person in conditions similar to slavery or bonded labour.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Constitution at article 40 which declares that no one shall be subjected to servitude.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Criminal Code at article 315 which criminalises subjecting, reducing, or maintaining a person in forced or compulsory labour.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Criminal Code as amended by the 2015 Law against Trafficking in Persons which criminalises trafficking under article 182.

Legislative Provisions

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA MANAGUA, 1987 (WITH AMENDMENTS THROUGH 2014)

PENAL CODE 2007 (AS AMENDED BY THE LAW AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 2015)

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