ARTICLE 8 SECURITY AND CONTROL OF DOCUMENTS
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This chapter presents Article 8 of the CoE Convention against Trafficking, which deals with the security and control of documents. Measures under this provision should contribute to preventing trafficking in human beings by improving the security standards of travel or identity documents. The chapter starts with a short introduction, generally providing an overview of the main issues covered by the chapter. It then reviews the drafting history or preparatory work of the provision; provides a comparative analysis of this provision in the context of other international or regional legal instruments focused on human trafficking; and finally discusses issues of interpretation.

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