Smuggling and trafficking in people

Heading: inserted, on 18 June 2002, by section 5 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 20).

98B Terms used in sections 98C to 98F

In sections 98C to 98F, unless the context otherwise requires,—

act of coercion against the person includes—

(a)

abducting the person:

(b)

using force in respect of the person:

(c)

harming the person:

(d)

threatening the person (expressly or by implication) with the use of force in respect of, or the harming of, the person or some other person

act of deception includes fraudulent action

arranges for an unauthorised migrant to be brought to a State includes—

(a)

organises or procures the bringing to a State:

(b)

recruits for bringing to a State:

(c)

carries to a State

arranges for an unauthorised migrant to enter a State includes—

(a)

organises or procures the entry into a State:

(b)

recruits for entry into a State:

(c)

carries into a State

document includes a thing that is or is intended to be—

(a)

attached to a document; or

(b)

stamped or otherwise signified on a document

harming of a person means causing harm of any kind to the person; and (in particular) includes—

(a)

causing physical, psychological, or financial harm to the person:

(b)

sexually mistreating the person:

(c)

causing harm to the person’s reputation, status, or prospects

unauthorised migrant, in relation to a State, means a person who is neither a citizen of the State nor in possession of all the documents required by or under the law of the State for the person’s lawful entry into the State.

Section 98B: inserted, on 18 June 2002, by section 5 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 20).

Section 98B for a material benefit: repealed, on 20 May 2005, by section 3(3) of the Crimes Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 41).