Inquiry into the Criminal Code Amendment (Trafficking in Persons
Offences) Bill 2004 
Information about the inquiry
On 9 February 2005, the Senate referred the above Bill to the Senate
Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by
7 March 2005.
The Bill proposes to broaden the range of measures used in combating
people trafficking. The Bill inserts people trafficking and debt bondage
offences into the Criminal Code and amends the existing deceptive recruiting
for sexual services offence.
called for by 17 February 2005. Submissions become Committee
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