Practice Related to Rule 94. Slavery and Slave Trade
Serbia’s Criminal Code (2005) states that ordering or committing enslavement “as part of a wider and systematic attack against the civilian population”, in violation of international law, constitutes a crime against humanity.
The Criminal Code further states:
(1) Whoever in violation of international law enslaves another person or places a person in a similar position, or holds a person in slavery or similar position, or buys, sells, hands over to another or mediates in buying, selling and handing over of such person or induces another to sell his freedom or freedom of persons under his support or care, shall be punished by imprisonment of [from] one to ten years.
(2) Whoever transports persons in slavery or other similar position from one country to another, shall be punished by imprisonment of [from] six months to five years.