Norway

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
Council of Europe
Legal System
Mixed
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
10 September 1927
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
11 April 1957
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
03 May 1960
1966 ICCPR
13 September 1972
1930 Forced Labour Convention
01 July 1932
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
09 November 2015
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
14 April 1958
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
21 December 2000
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
23 September 2003
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
16 February 2000

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 93 which declares that no one shall be held in slavery and the Penal Code which criminalises causing a person to be enslaved and engaging in slave trading or transporting slaves under section 259.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Norway which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery, although forced marriage is criminalised under section 253 of the Penal Code.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Norway which prohibits servitude.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Constitution at article 93 which declares that no one shall be held in forced labour.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Penal Code under section 257 which criminalises exploitation for prostitution, forced labour, war service, or organ removal through various means.

Legislative Provisions

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY 1814 (REV. 2015)

PENAL CODE (AMENDED) 2017

AWAD REPORT

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