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Modern Slavery Act 2015

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  1. Introduction

  2. Summary

  3. Background

  4. Territorial Extent and Application

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part 1: Offences

      1. Section 1: Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

      2. Section 2: Human trafficking

      3. Section 3: Meaning of exploitation

      4. Section 4: Committing offence with intent to commit offence under section 2

      5. Section 5:  Penalties

      6. Section 6:  Sentencing

      7. Section 7:  Confiscation of assets

      8. Section 8:  Power to make slavery and trafficking reparation orders

      9. Section 9:  Effect of slavery and trafficking reparation orders

      10. Section 10: Slavery and trafficking reparation orders: supplementary provision

      11. Section 11:  Forfeiture of land vehicle, ship or aircraft

      12. Section 12:  Detention of land vehicle, ship or aircraft

      13. Section 13:  Interpretation of Part 1

    2. Part 2:  Prevention Orders

      1. Section 14 and Schedule 1:  Slavery and trafficking prevention orders on sentencing

      2. Section 15: Slavery and trafficking prevention orders on application

      3. Section 16:  Meaning of “relevant offender”

      4. Section 17:  Effect of slavery and trafficking prevention orders

      5. Section 18:  Prohibitions on foreign travel

      6. Section 19:  Requirement to provide name and address

      7. Section 20: Variation, renewal and discharge

      8. Section 21:  Interim slavery and trafficking prevention orders

      9. Section 22:  Appeals

      10. Section 23:  Slavery and trafficking risk orders

      11. Section 24:  Effect of slavery and trafficking risk orders

      12. Section 25:  Prohibitions on foreign travel

      13. Section 26: Requirement to provide name and address

      14. Section 27:  Variation, renewal and discharge

      15. Section 28:  Interim slavery and trafficking risk orders

      16. Section 29:  Appeals

      17. Section 30:  Offences

      18. Section 31:  Cross-border enforcement

      19. Section 32:  Rules of court

      20. Section 33:  Guidance to chief officers of police etc

      21. Section 34:  Interpretation of Part 2

    3. Part 3: Maritime Enforcement

      1. Section 35 and Part 1 of Schedule 2:  Enforcement powers in relation to ships: England and Wales

      2. Section 36 and Part 2 of Schedule 2: Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Scotland

      3. Section 37 and Part 3 of Schedule 2: Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Northern Ireland

      4. Section 38: Hot pursuit of ships in United Kingdom waters

      5. Section 39: Interpretation of Part 3

    4. Part 4:  the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

      1. Section 40: The Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner

      2. Section 41:  General functions of Commissioner

      3. Section 42:  Strategic plans and annual reports

      4. Section 43 and Schedule 3:  Duty to co-operate with Commissioner

      5. Section 44:  Restriction on exercise of functions

    5. Part 5:  Protection of Victims

      1. Section 45 and Schedule 4:  Defence for slavery or trafficking victims who commit an offence

      2. Section 46:  Special measures for witnesses in criminal proceedings

      3. Section 47: Civil legal aid for victims of slavery

      4. Section 48:  Independent child trafficking advocates

      5. Section 49:  Guidance about identifying and supporting victims

      6. Section 50: Regulations about identifying and supporting victims

      7. Section 51:  Presumption about age

      8. Section 52: Duty to notify Secretary of State about suspected victims of slavery or human trafficking

      9. Section 53: Overseas domestic workers

    6. Part 6: Transparency in Supply Chains Etc

      1. Section 54: Transparency in supply chains etc

    7. Part 7:  Miscellaneous and General

  6. Commencement

  7. Hansard References

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