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(b)    

a durable solution for the child has been found based on an individual

 

assessment of the best interests of the child.”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  43,  page  30,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

A person exercising the functions of a child trafficking advocate in relation to a

 

child must act in the child’s best interests.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment places a duty on any person exercising the functions of a child trafficking

 

advocate to act in the child’s best interests.

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Fiona Bruce

 

Sarah Teather

 

Mark Durkan

 

Clause  43,  page  30,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

for child trafficking advocates to assist the child to obtain legal or other

 

advice, assistance and representation, including (whether necessary) the

 

appointment and instructing of legal representatives to act on behalf of

 

the child in their best interests; and

 

(f)    

to require any person or body providing services or taking administrative

 

decisions in relation to a child for whom a child trafficking advocate has

 

been appointed to recognise, and pay due regard to, the functions of the

 

child trafficking advocate and (to the extent otherwise permitted by law)

 

provide the child trafficking advocate with access to such information

 

relating to the child as will enable the child trafficking advocate to carry

 

out his or her functions effectively.”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  47,  page  32,  leave out line 5

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment extends the definition of a “public authority” to mean any public authority in the

 

UK within the meaning of section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 (other than a court or tribunal).

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  49,  page  32,  line  18,  after “regulations” insert “made by the Secretary of

 

State”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 57 and reflects the fact that the Bill now contains

 

powers for the Secretary of State, Scottish Ministers and the Department of Justice in Northern

 

Ireland to make secondary legislation.


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  49,  page  32,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

regulations under section (Transparency in supply chains etc)(2);”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment specifies that regulations under subsection (2)(b) of New Clause NC11, which

 

will specify the total turnover required for that clause to apply to a commercial organisation, will

 

be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  49,  page  32,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under section 39 are subject to the

 

negative procedure.

 

( )    

The power of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland to make regulations

 

under section 39 is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory

 

Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1573 (N.I. 12)).

 

( )    

Regulations made by the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland under section

 

39 are subject to negative resolution (within the meaning of section 41(6) of the

 

Interpretation (Northern Ireland) Act 1954 (c. 33 (N.I.))).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 57 and specifies the relevant legislative

 

procedure for secondary legislation made by the Scottish Ministers and the Department for Justice

 

in Northern Ireland.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  49,  page  32,  line  32,  leave out “by the Secretary of State”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 57.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  51,  page  33,  line  4,  leave out “This Act extends” and insert “Parts 1, 2 and

 

4 extend”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment limits the Parts of the Bill that extend to England and Wales only to Parts 1

 

(offences), 2 (prevention orders) and 4 (protection of victims). This is subject to amendments

 

generally having the same extent as the provision amended.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  51,  page  33,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Part 2A extends as follows—

 

(a)    

section (Enforcement powers in relation to ships) extends to England and

 

Wales only;

 

(b)    

section (Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Scotland) extends to

 

Scotland only;

 

(c)    

section (Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Northern Ireland)

 

extends to Northern Ireland only;


 
 

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(d)    

sections (Hot pursuit of ships in United Kingdom waters) and

 

(Interpretation of Part 2A), and Schedule 1, extend to England and

 

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides for the extent of the new Part 2A.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  51,  page  33,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Parts 3, 4A and 5 extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland,

 

subject to subsections (2) and (3).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that Parts 3 (Anti-slavery Commissioner), 4A (which is expected to

 

consist of New Clause NC11) and 5 (final provisions) will extend to England and Wales, Scotland

 

and Northern Ireland (subject to amendments generally having the same extent as the provision

 

amended).

 

Sarah Teather

 

John McDonnell

 

Clause  52,  page  33,  line  19,  leave out “and (3)” and insert “, (3) and (4)”.

 

Sarah Teather

 

John McDonnell

 

Clause  52,  page  33,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“(3)    

Section 40 shall come into force on a day to be appointed, that day being no

 

earlier than the day on which an order made by the Lord Chancellor under section

 

9(2)(a) of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 in

 

respect of civil legal services for victims of slavery and victims of human

 

trafficking comes into effect.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that until an order made by the Lord Chancellor regarding the provision

 

of civil legal aid for victims of slavery or human trafficking comes into effect, the Anti-Slavery

 

Commissioner will be able to exercise its functions in relation to individual cases.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  52,  page  33,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Before making regulations bringing into force any of the provisions of Part 2A,

 

the Secretary of State must consult—

 

(a)    

the Scottish Ministers, so far as the provisions extend to Scotland;

 

(b)    

the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland, so far as the provisions

 

extend to Northern Ireland.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment requires the Secretary of State to consult devolved administrations before

 

commencing provisions of the new Part 2A that extend to those administrations.


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Clause  52,  page  33,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The Secretary of State may not make regulations under subsection (1) bringing

 

section 43(1) to (4A) (or any part of it) into force before the end of the period of

 

9 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

 

(3B)    

After the end of that period—

 

(a)    

if a resolution is passed by each House of Parliament that section 43(1)

 

to (4A) (or any part of it) should come into force, the Secretary of State

 

must make regulations under subsection (1) bringing into force that

 

section (or that part of it);

 

(b)    

the Secretary of State may not make regulations under subsection (1)

 

bringing into force section 43(1) to (4A) (or any part of it) unless required

 

to do so by paragraph (a).

 

(3C)    

Regulations made by virtue of subsection (3B)(a) must bring into force section

 

43(1) to (4A) (or the part of it specified in the resolutions) before the end of the

 

period of one month beginning with the day on which the resolutions are passed

 

(or, if they are passed on different days, the day on which the later of them is

 

passed).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that the Secretary of State must commence the duty to introduce child

 

trafficking advocates in response to resolutions passed by both Houses of Parliament. These

 

resolutions can only be passed after 9 months from Royal Assent, to give time for the child

 

trafficking advocates trial to finish.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  5,  after “This” insert “Part of this”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  5,  after “by” insert “English and Welsh constables and”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  6,  at end insert “and (Hot pursuit of ships in United

 

Kingdom waters)(1)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on the powers conferred under subsection (1) of New Clause

 

[NC10].

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  7,  after “In” insert “this Part of”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  11,  at beginning insert “Part of this”


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  13,  after “if” insert “an English and Welsh constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  19,  after “The” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  25,  after “before” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  27,  leave out “England and Wales” and insert “the United

 

Kingdom”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment reflects the fact that enforcement powers in relation to ships have been amended

 

to have UK wide extent.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  29,  after “State” insert “or relevant territory”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that the Secretary of State can only give authority for a ship to be diverted

 

to a port within a relevant territory where that relevant territory is willing to receive the ship.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  30,  after first “the” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  31,  after first “the” insert “constable or enforcement”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  32,  after “home state” insert “or relevant territory”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment, together with amendments 83 and 84, is consequential on amendment 8.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  33,  after “home state” insert “or relevant territory”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  33,  after “State” insert “or relevant territory”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  34,  after “The” insert “constable or”


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  1,  at beginning insert “A constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  4,  after “by” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  7,  after “if” insert “an English and Welsh constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  13,  after “The” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  17,  after “The” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  23,  after “authorise” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  26,  after “(3)” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  30,  after “the” insert “constable or enforcement”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  34,  at beginning insert “constable or enforcement”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  35,  line  42,  after “if” insert “an English and Welsh constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  1,  after “The” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  2,  at beginning insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  3,  after “The” insert “constable or”


 
 

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Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  4,  after first “the” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  5,  after “the” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  9,  after “by” insert “English and Welsh constables and”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  14,  after first “of” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  15,  after “the” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  35,  after “An” insert “English and Welsh constable or an”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  38,  after first “the” insert “constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  38,  after “this” insert “Part of this”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  39,  after “accompanying” insert “a constable or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  40,  after “the” insert “constable’s or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  40,  after “this” insert “Part of this”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  36,  line  41,  after “the” insert “constable’s or”

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Schedule  1,  page  37,  line  2,  after “An” insert “English and Welsh constable or an”


 
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