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Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

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Part 10Trafficking people for exploitation

Children and Young Persons Act 1933

136In Schedule 1 to the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (offences against children and young persons with respect to which special provisions of the Act apply)—

(a)in the first entry relating to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 for “57” substitute “59A”, and

(b)after the second entry relating to the Act of 2003 insert—

Any offence against a child or young person under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004, or any attempt to commit such an offence.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

137In section 65A of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (questioning and treatment of persons by police: meaning of “qualifying offence”), in subsection (2)(p), for “59” substitute “59A”.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

138In Schedule 2 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (lifestyle offences: England and Wales), in paragraph 4(2), for “any of sections 57 to 59” substitute “section 59A”.

Criminal Justice Act 2003

139In Part 2 of Schedule 15 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (sentencing of dangerous offenders: specified sexual offences), after paragraph 143, insert—

143AAn offence under section 59A of that Act (trafficking for sexual exploitation).

Sexual Offences Act 2003

140(1)The Sexual Offences Act 2003 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 60A (trafficking for sexual exploitation: forfeiture of land vehicle, ship or aircraft), in each of subsections (1) and (5), for “sections 57 to 59” substitute “section 59A”.

(3)In section 60B (trafficking for sexual exploitation: detention of land vehicle, ship or aircraft), in subsection (1), for “sections 57 to 59” substitute “section 59A”.

(4)In Schedule 5 (relevant offences for the purposes of notification and orders), in paragraph 63, for “59” substitute “59A”.

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

141(1)The Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 5 (section 4: supplemental)—

(a)in subsection (11) omit “In so far as section 4 extends to England and Wales,”, and

(b)omit subsections (12) and (13).

(3)In section 14(2)(n) (immigration officers’ powers of arrest) for “59” substitute “59A”.

Serious Crime Act 2007

142In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Serious Crime Act 2007 (serious offences: England and Wales), in paragraph 2(2), for “59” substitute “59A”.

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