Republic act no 10364 sec 16-a anti-trafficking in persons database the government may surrender or extradite persons accused of trafficking in the philippines to the appropriate international court if any, or to another state pursuant to the applicable extradition laws and treaties.
The anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003, otherwise known as republic act no 9208, was signed by president gloria macapagal-arroyo last may 26 the philippines is the first country in southeast asia to come up with this tough measure against trafficking. Human trafficking in the philippines is a crime against humanity in an effort to deal with the problem, the philippines passed ra 9208, the anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003, a penal law against human trafficking, sex tourism, sex slavery and child prostitution in 2006, enforcement was reported to be inconsistent.
The suspects are facing cases for violation of republic act 10364 or the expanded anti-trafficking in persons act and ra 7610 or the anti-child abuse law human trafficking philippine national. Republic act no 10364 – this act shall be known as the expanded anti-trafficking in persons act of 2012″ section 2 the government may surrender or extradite persons accused of trafficking in the philippines to the appropriate international court if any, or to another state pursuant to the applicable extradition laws and.
The anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003, (republic acts of the philippines) ra no 9208, is a consolidation of senate bill no 2444 and house bill no 4432. Congress of the philippines metro manila twelfth congress second regular session begun held in metro manila on monday, the twenty-second day of july, two thousand two republic act no 9208 may 26, 2003 this act shall be known as the anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003.
Despite the legal mandate to combat csec and osec in the philippines through republic act 10364 (expanded anti-trafficking in persons act of 2012) and republic act 9775 (anti child-pornography act of 2009), csec and osec remain to be significant problems in the philippines the prevalence of csec and osec can be traced to the widespread poverty. An act to institute policies to eliminate trafficking in persons especially women and children, establishing the necessary institutional mechanisms for the protection and support of trafficked persons, providing penalties for its violations, and for other purposes. Anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003 ra implementing rules and regulations published by: other international conventions to which the philippines is a signatory sec 3 definition of terms when by reason or on occasion of the act of trafficking in persons, the.
Be it enacted by the senate and the house of representatives of the philippines in congress assembled: section 1 title this act shall be known as the anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003 section 2 declaration of policy. Republic act no 9208 - anti-trafficking in persons act twelfth congress of the republic of the philippines second regular session an act to institute policies to eliminate trafficking in persons. Two laws were cited: the law against mail-order brides and anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003 since we already have a previous discussion on the prohibition against mail-order brides , let’s have a brief discussion on republic act no 9208 , also known as the “ anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003 “. On this day 12 years ago, the philippines enacted republic act 9208 or the anti-trafficking in persons act of 2003 – becoming the first southeast asian country to pass a penal law that would serve as refuge for trafficked persons.
House passes anti-online sex trafficking bill, allows targeting of websites like backpagecom rep ann wagner, (r-mo), testifies in december in front of the house commerce committee on behalf of her bill targeting websites which host sex trafficking.