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Abstract

This article explores and analyses the punishment of trafficking in persons offenders in Australia. The article examines the criminalisation and punishment requirements of international law and best practice guidelines. It outlines the relevant slavery, sexual servitude and trafficking in persons offences in Divisions 270 and 271 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) (‘Criminal Code’) and analyses the sentences imposed by Australian courts. The article concludes with a number of recommendations designed to improve the sentencing process when dealing with trafficking in persons offenders.

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