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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 OFFENCES

    1. Human trafficking

      1. 1.Offence of human trafficking

      2. 2.Application of offence to conduct in United Kingdom and elsewhere

      3. 3.Exploitation for purposes of offence of human trafficking

    2. Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

      1. 4.Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

    3. Aggravation as to human trafficking

      1. 5.General aggravation of offence

      2. 6.Aggravation involving a child

      3. 7.Aggravation involving public official

  3. PART 2 PROTECTION OF VICTIMS

    1. Prosecution of victims

      1. 8.Lord Advocate's instructions on prosecution of victims of offences

    2. Support and assistance for adult victims

      1. 9.Support and assistance: victims of offence of human trafficking

      2. 10.Support and assistance: victims of an offence under section 4

    3. Support and assistance for child victims

      1. 11.Independent child trafficking guardians

      2. 12.Presumption of age

  4. PART 3 CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY

    1. Detention and forfeiture

      1. 13.Detention of vehicle, ship or aircraft

      2. 14.Forfeiture of vehicle, ship or aircraft

    2. Proceeds of crime

      1. 15.Proceeds of Crime Act 2002: lifestyle offences

  5. PART 4 TRAFFICKING AND EXPLOITATION PREVENTION AND RISK ORDERS

    1. Trafficking and exploitation offences

      1. 16.Relevant trafficking or exploitation offence

    2. Trafficking and exploitation prevention orders

      1. 17.Prevention orders on sentencing

      2. 18.Prevention orders on application

      3. 19.Meaning of relevant offender

      4. 20.Contents of prevention orders

      5. 21.Prohibitions on foreign travel

      6. 22.Orders on sentencing: variation, renewal and discharge

      7. 23.Orders on application: variation, renewal and discharge

      8. 24.Interim prevention orders

      9. 25.Appeals: prevention orders

    3. Trafficking and exploitation risk orders

      1. 26.Risk orders

      2. 27.Contents of risk orders

      3. 28.Prohibitions on foreign travel

      4. 29.Variation, renewal and discharge of risk orders

      5. 30.Interim risk orders

      6. 31.Appeals: risk orders

    4. Offences and supplementary provision

      1. 32.Offences

      2. 33.Enforcement of other UK orders

      3. 34.Interpretation of Part 4

  6. PART 5 STRATEGY AND REPORTING

    1. 35.Trafficking and exploitation strategy

    2. 36.Review and publication of strategy

    3. 37.Duty to co-operate on strategy

    4. 38.Duty to notify and provide information about victims

  7. PART 6 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. 39.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

    2. 40.Interpretation

    3. 41.Regulations

    4. 42.Ancillary provision

    5. 43.Minor and consequential amendments

    6. 44.Crown application

    7. 45.Commencement

    8. 46.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL MODIFICATIONS

      1. Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

        1. 1.In section 271(1)(c) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995,...

      2. Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

        1. 2.Section 22 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 is...

      3. Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

        1. 3.In section 40A(1) of the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act...

      4. Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

        1. 4.Sections 4 and 5 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment...

      5. Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

        1. 5.Section 47 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act...

      6. Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014

        1. 6.In section 8(5) of the Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act...

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