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Law and modern slavery

LAW5000 Law and modern slavery

This course analyses the legal response to modern slavery with a focus on Australian law while considering the compliance obligations in practical terms and terms of their effectiveness. The course also considers the international legal response to modern slavery: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1976, the Rome Statute (17 July 1998), the 1926 Slavery Convention and the 1956 Supplementary Covenant on the Abolition of Slavery.

About this guide

This guide was created by a librarian and contains some key resources you can refer to throughout the modern slavery law course.

Secondary sources

Primary sources

International instruments