Sweden

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
17 December 1927
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
17 August 1954
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
28 October 1959
1966 ICCPR
06 December 1971
1930 Forced Labour Convention
22 December 1931
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
14 June 2017
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
02 June 1958
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
13 June 2001
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
01 July 2004
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
28 June 2001

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 Sweden which prohibits slavery.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Sweden which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Sweden which prohibits servitude.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Sweden which prohibits forced labour, although chapter 4, section 1 of the Penal Code criminalises seizing a person to force them into service.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Penal Code under chapter 4, section 1A which criminalises trafficking.

Legislative Provisions

CONSTITUTION 1974 (REV. 2012)

PENAL CODE

ANTI-TRAFFICKING LAW 2002

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