Union Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Bill Draft

Posted on:01 Mar 2018 15:41:34
Union Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Bill Draft
01 March 2018 Current Affairs: The apex anti-terror body National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be the nodal authority for probing cases of human trafficking after the government approved a proposal in this regard.

The Union Cabinet okayed the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, which also proposes a punishment of life imprisonment for repeat offenders.

The draft Bill divides various offenses into "trafficking" and "aggravated trafficking".
The apex anti-terror body National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be the nodal authority for probing cases of human trafficking after the government approved a proposal in this regard.

The Union Cabinet okayed the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, which also proposes a punishment of life imprisonment for repeat offenders.

The draft Bill divides various offenses into "trafficking" and "aggravated trafficking".

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