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Main Department on struggle against human traffic


According to the 8th article of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Combating Trafficking in Human Beings” dated by June 28, 2005, # 958-IIQ, Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings was established in order  to effectively execute the tasks indicated in the National Action Plan, ensure the security of victims of trafficking in human beings, provide the victims of trafficking in human beings with professional aid, summarize and store trafficking in persons related information in a single center and to ensure that experienced and specially trained police officers and specially equipped police units combat trafficking in persons.

Along with the identification and protection of the victims of trafficking in human beings Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings at the Ministry of Internal Affairs also organizes task force activity and criminal prosecution of crimes related to trafficking in persons within the limits of their responsibility. Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings is directly subordinated to the National Coordinator.

In case if a person is believed to be a victim of trafficking in persons, or criminal act or preparation to criminal act related to trafficking in human beings are identified by other agencies, Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings has to be immediately informed about and provided with respective documentation as well as assistance if necessary.