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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

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21Prohibitions on foreign travel

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(1)A fixed period of not more than 5 years of effect must be applied to—

(a)a prohibition on foreign travel contained in a trafficking and exploitation prevention order, and

(b)an order that contains such a prohibition and no other prohibitions or requirements.

(2)A “prohibition on foreign travel” means—

(a)a prohibition on travelling to any country outwith the United Kingdom named or described in the order,

(b)a prohibition on travelling to any country outwith the United Kingdom other than a country named or described in the order, or

(c)a prohibition on travelling to any country outwith the United Kingdom.

(3)A further period (of not more than 5 years each time) may be applied to—

(a)a prohibition mentioned in subsection (1)(a) by a variation or a renewal under section 22 or, as the case may be, section 23, and

(b)an order mentioned in subsection (1)(b) by a renewal under either of those sections.

(4)A trafficking and exploitation prevention order that contains a prohibition mentioned in subsection (2)(c) must require the adult in respect of whom the order is made to surrender each passport that the adult has at a police station specified in the order—

(a)on or before the date when the prohibition takes effect, or

(b)within a period specified in the order.

(5)Any passport surrendered must be returned as soon as reasonably practicable after the adult ceases to be subject to a prohibition mentioned in subsection (2)(c).

(6)Subsection (5) does not apply in relation to—

(a)a passport issued by or on behalf of the authorities of a country outwith the United Kingdom if the passport has been returned to those authorities,

(b)a passport issued by or on behalf of an international organisation if the passport has been returned to that organisation.

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