Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

Legal Arrangement in the Criminal Act of Human Trafficking

Author(s): Muhammad Natsir, Nanda Ivan Natsir

Human trafficking is a violation against human rights as a form of slavery. This condition has encouraged the Government of Indonesia to protect human rights through legal arrangements with the issuance of Law Number 21 of 2007 on the Eradication of Human Trafficking. The study focused on the forms of human trafficking based on Law Number 21 of 2007 and policy in the prevention of human trafficking. The results indicated that the forms of human trafficking based on Law Number 21 Year 2007 are sexual exploitation (prostitution), child trafficking as workers and child trafficking through adoption. In response to this fact, the criminal law policy in handling human trafficking is contained in the KUHP, RKUHP 2015, and Law Number 39 of 1999 on Human Rights, Law Number 23 of 2002 on Child Protection and Law Number 21 of 2007 on the Criminal Act of Human Trafficking which contains all provisions concerning human trafficking