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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING OFFENCES

    1. The offences

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

      2. 2.Human trafficking

      3. 3.Meaning of exploitation for purposes of section 2

      4. 4.Committing offence with intent to commit offence under section 1 or 2

    2. Sentencing for offences under section 1 or 2

      1. 5.Offences to be serious offences for purposes of sentencing

      2. 6.Aggravating factors

      3. 7.Minimum sentence for offence under section 1 or 2

    3. Orders that may be made on conviction of offence under section 1 or 2

      1. 8.Confiscation of assets

      2. 9.Detention and forfeiture of certain vehicles, ships and aircraft

      3. 10.Slavery and trafficking reparation orders

    4. Prevention, enforcement, etc.

      1. 11.Slavery and trafficking prevention orders

      2. 12.Strategy on offences under sections 1 and 2

      3. 13.Duty to notify National Crime Agency about suspected victims of offences under section 1 or 2

      4. 14.Investigation and prosecution of offences under section 1 or 2

  3. PART 2 OTHER EXPLOITATION OFFENCES

    1. Paying for sexual services of a person

      1. 15.Paying for sexual services of a person

    2. Offence of forced marriage

      1. 16.Offence of forced marriage

  4. PART 3 ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT

    1. 17.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 18.Assistance and support pending determination by competent authority

    3. 19.Assistance and support for exiting prostitution

    4. 20.Guidance as to compensation for victims

    5. 21.Independent guardian

  5. PART 4 PROTECTION OF SLAVERY AND TRAFFICKING VICTIMS IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

    1. 22.Defence for slavery and trafficking victims in relation to certain offences

    2. 23.Protection of slavery and trafficking victims in criminal investigations

    3. 24.Special measures: amendments to the Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1999

  6. PART 5 SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 25.Interpretation of this Act

    2. 26.Amendments, repeals and consequential provision

    3. 27.Orders and regulations

    4. 28.Short title and commencement

  7. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Detention and forfeiture of certain vehicles, ships and aircraft

    2. Schedule 2

      Slavery and trafficking reparation orders

    3. Schedule 3

      Slavery and trafficking prevention orders

      1. Part 1 Making and effect of slavery and trafficking prevention orders

      2. Part 2 Notification requirements

      3. Part 3 Supplementary

    4. Schedule 4

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Amendments relating to offences under section 1 or 2

      2. Part 2 Amendments relating to slavery and trafficking reparation orders

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

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