Legal instruments

Charter of Fundamental Rights

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union of the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission, OJ 2000 C 364, p. 1.

Council of Europe Convention

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, Warsaw 2005.

Council Act 2000/C197/01

Council Act of 29 May 2000 establishing in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on European Union the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union, OJ C 197, 12.7.2000, p. 1-2.

Council Decision 2007/845/JHA

Council Decision 2007/845/JHA of 6 December 2007 concerning cooperation between Asset Recovery Offices of the Member States in the field of tracing and identification of proceeds from, or other property related to, crime, OJ L 332, p. 102.

Council Decision 2009/426/JHA

Council Decision 2009/426/JHA of 16 December 2008 on the strengthening of Eurojust and amending Decision 2002/187/JHA setting up Eurojust with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime, OJ L 138, 4.6.2009, p. 14-32.

Council Framework Decision 2002/465/JHA

Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 on joint investigation teams, Official Journal L 162, 20/06/2002 p. 1-3.

Council Resolution Model Agreement JIT

Council Resolution of 26 February 2010 on a Model Agreement for setting up a Joint Investigation Team (JIT), OJ C 70, p. 1.

EU Directive 96/71/EC

Directive 96/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services, OJ L 18, p. 1.

EU Directive 2002/90/EC

Council Directive 2002/90/EC of 28 November 2002 defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence, OJ 2002 L 328, p. 17.

EU Directive 2004/81/EC

Council Directive 2004/81/EC of 29 April 2004 on the residence permit issued to third-country nationals who are victims of trafficking in human beings or who have been the subject of an action to facilitate illegal immigration, who cooperate with the competent authorities, OJ L 261, p. 19.

EU Directive 2009/52/EC

Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 providing for minimum standards on sanctions and measures against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals.

EU Directive 2011/36/EU

Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA, OJ L 101, p. 1.

EU Directive 2014/42/EU

Directive 2014/42/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the freezing and confiscation of instrumentalities and proceeds of crime in the European Union, OJ L 127, p. 39.

EU Directive 2014/95/EU

Directive 2014/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2014 amending Directive 2013/34/EU as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups.

EU Regulation (EC) No 593/2008

Regulation (EC) No 593/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 on the law applicable to contractual obligations, OJ L 177, p. 6.

COM(2014) 221 final

European Commission, Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing a European Platform to enhance cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work, COM(2014) 221 final, Brussels 2014.

ILO Convention 1930

International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour, Geneva 1930.

ILO Convention 1947

ILO Convention concerning Labour Inspection in Industry and Commerce, Geneva 1947.

ILO Convention 2011

ILO Convention concerning decent work for domestic workers, Geneva 2011.

ILO Protocol 2014

Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention 1930, Geneva 2014.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna 1961 (pdf).

UN Protocol

UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, Vienna 2000.