Explanatory Notes

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

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4 November 2015

The Structure and a Summary of the Act

Part 6 – Final Provisions

Section 43: Minor and consequential amendments

157.Section 43 introduces the schedule, which makes minor amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of the Act. Given their replacement in Part 1 of the Act, the schedule repeals the current offences in relation to human trafficking (section 22 of the 2003 Act and section 4 and 5 of the 2004 Act) and slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour (section 47 of the 2010 Act).