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Private Member’s Bill
41st Parliament, 1st Session
June 2, 2011 - September 13, 2013
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons)
Statute of Canada
2012, c. 15
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2012-06-28)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Dimensions internationales du droit pénal interne : extraterritorialité et extradition. Barnett, Laura. Bibliothèque du Parlement. Publication no PRB 01-17F, révisé le 14 octobre 2008
  • From human trafficking to human rights : reframing contemporary slavery. Brysk, Alison, and Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick (Eds.). University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012, vi, 268 p.
  • Human trafficking. Oxman-Martinez, Jacqueline, and Jill Hanley. Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la violence familiale et la violence faite aux femmes, 2007, 83 p.
  • Human trafficking : exploring the international nature, concerns, and complexities. Winterdyk, John, Benjamin Perrin, and Philip Reichel . CRC Press, 2012 , xi, 306 p.
  • Immigration and criminal law in the European Union : the legal measures and social consequences of criminal law in member states on trafficking and smuggling in human beings. Guild, Elspeth, and Paul Minderhoud (Eds.). Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006, vi, 424 p.
  • International dimensions of domestic criminal law : extraterritoriality and extradition. Barnett, Laura. Library of Parliament. Publication no. PRB 01-17E, revised 14 October 2008
  • Invisible chains : Canada's underground world of human trafficking. Perrin, Benjamin. Viking Canada, 2010, xix, 298 p., [8] p. of plates
  • La traite des personnes. Barnett, Laura. Bibliothèque du Parlement. Étude générale no 2011-59-F, 17 mars 2011
  • La traite des personnes. Oxman-Martinez, Jacqueline et Jill Hanley. Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la violence familiale et la violence faite aux femmes, 2007, 83 p.
  • Prostitution et traite des êtres humains : enjeux nationaux et internationaux . Poulin, Richard, Mélanie Claude et Nicole LaViolette. Ottawa : L'Interligne, 2008, 296 p.
  • The international law of human trafficking. Gallagher, Anne T. Cambridge University Press, 2010, lviii, 535 p.
  • The international trafficking of human organs : a multidisciplinary perspective. Territo, Leonard, and Rande Matteson (Eds.). CRC Press, 2012, xxix, 255 p.
  • Trafficking in humans : social, cultural and political dimensions . Cameron, Sally, and Edward Newman (Eds.). United Nations University, 2008, 292 p.
  • Trafficking in persons. Barnett, Laura. Library of Parliament. Background Paper No. 2011-59-E, 17 March 2011
  • Trafficking in persons and human smuggling. Barnett, Laura, and Julie Béchard. Library of Parliament. Current and Emerging Issues for the 41st Parliament, March 2011
  • Traite des personnes et passage de clandestins . Barnett, Laura, et Julie Béchard. Bibliothèque du Parlement. Enjeux courants et émergents pour la 41e législature, mars 2011
Party Press Releases
  • MP Joy Smith Proposes Criminal Code Amendments to Enhance Canada’s Trafficking In Persons Offences (Conservative Party)
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