Stay Trafficked Persons on The Territory of The Czech Republic
If the trafficked persons decide to cooperate with law enforcement authorities in criminal proceedings, they may be granted a long-term residence permit for the purpose of protection. According to § 42e of Act no. 326/1999 Coll., on the residence of foreigners in the Czech Republic and amending certain Acts, available at (http://www.czechlegislation.com/en/326-1999-sb). According to § 42e of this act, the likely victims of the crime of human trafficking have a period of one month to decide whether to cooperate with law enforcement authorities. The Department of Asylum and Migration Policy of the Ministry of the Interior decides whether the long-term residence permit for the purpose of protection will be granted.