Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Council Directive

Council Directive

Compensation to crime victims Directive 2004/80/EC

Council Directive 2004/80/EC of 29 April 2004 relating to compensation to crime victims

This Directive ensures that all EU Member States have a national scheme in place which guarantees appropriate compensation to victims of crime, including victims of human trafficking. The Directive also ensures that compensation is easily accessible. Accordingly, Member States should create national systems for cooperation between relevant national authorities.

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Defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence Council Directive 2002/90/EC

Council Directive 2002/90/EC of 28 November 2002 defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence

The Directive defines assisting irregular migration.  It requires that Member States apply appropriate penalties against those who attempt, instigate or commit the infringement of assisting irregular migration procedures.

It punishes assisting irregular migration for financial gain no matter whether a criminal organisation is involved or not.

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