The state Duma is preparing a new bill that would toughen the penalty for the introduction of slave labor and human trafficking. For offences of this kind of villains will be put in prison for 7 years.
The Deputy of LDPR Yaroslav Nilov with his colleagues prepared a draft law On introducing changes to the note of the criminal code - Trafficking. The use of slave labour", inform "news". How do we inform the authors of the amendments, today for the free exploitation of employees, the legislation does not predict the lower limit of the sanction that allows the court to give a non-significant terms for this offense.
The upper limit of the penalties for slave labor is up to 6 years. If the offence was committed against a group of persons or a minor, provided the sanction for the term from 3 till 10 years of prison. In this regard, the deputies propose to set the lower limit sanctions for the same offence 3 years and at the same time to increase the upper limit is up to 7 years. At the moment the bill is being considered by the relevant Committee of the state Duma on civil, criminal, arbitration and procedural legislation. According to one of the authors of the bill, the introduction of unpaid labor has reached epidemic proportions, what needs tightening criminal liability.
Experts do not doubt that in addition to the changes in the Criminal code, we need to create methods to support victims of the slave trade. Besides all this, they believe that the necessary and preventive work in the community, which will help to prevent such crimes.