ARTICLE 15 COMPENSATION AND LEGAL REDRESS
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This chapter presents Article 15 of the CoE Convention against Trafficking, which deals with compensation and legal redress. Article 15 covers a wide range of aspects, including the right to legal information, the right to legal assistance and the possibility of getting legal aid, the right to receive compensation from the perpetrator and the requirement to guarantee compensation if it cannot (fully) be obtained from the perpetrator. The chapter begins 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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