Modern Slavery Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]

Before Clause 1

LORD ROSSER

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

[In substitution for Amendment 1]

1A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Victims of modern slavery: general duty

(1)     In interpreting the provisions of this Act, courts must have regard to the
best interests of a victim of slavery, trafficking and exploitation.

(2)     In exercising their powers and duties under the provisions of this Act,
public authorities and the Secretary of State must have regard to the best
interests of a victim of slavery, trafficking, or exploitation.

(3)     In performing the duties under subsections (1) and (2), courts, public
authorities and the Secretary of State must have particular regard to the
personal circumstances of the victim including but not limited to—

(a)   the victim’s age,

(b)   the victim’s gender,

(c)   the victim’s ethnicity and background,

(d)   whether the victim has a physical or mental disability; and

(e)   other relevant characteristics relating to the victim’s vulnerability.”

After Clause 4

LORD ROSSER

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

31A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Prostitution and sexual exploitation

(1)     The Secretary of State must undertake a review of the links between
prostitution and human trafficking and sexual exploitation in England and
Wales.

(2)     The review under subsection (1) must consider—

(a)   the extent to which the current legislation governing prostitution in
England and Wales acts as an effective deterrent to demand for
sexual services from exploited persons;

(b)   the extent to which the current legislation governing prostitution in
England and Wales enables effective enforcement action against
those trafficking people for sexual exploitation; and

(c)   the extent to which alternative legal frameworks for governing
prostitution adopted by other countries within the European
Union, including Northern Ireland, have been effective at reducing
sexual exploitation and the number of people trafficked for the
purpose of sexual exploitation.”

Clause 45

BARONESS KENNEDY OF CRADLEY

80A*

Page 34, line 36, leave out paragraph (c)

BARONESS KENNEDY OF CRADLEY

[As an amendment to Amendment 82]

82A*


Line 8, leave out paragraph (c)

BARONESS KENNEDY OF CRADLEY

83A*

Page 35, line 10, leave out subsections (7) and (8)

Schedule 3

BARONESS KENNEDY OF CRADLEY

 


Baroness Kennedy of Cradley gives notice of her intention to oppose the Question that
Schedule 3 be the Third Schedule to the Bill.

After Clause 50

BARONESS KENNEDY OF CRADLEY

97A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Gangmasters Licensing Authority (No. 2)

(1)     Section 3(5)(a) of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 (work to which this
Act applies) is amended as follows.

(2)     After “excluding” add “or including”.

In the Title

BARONESS COX

105*

Line 1, after “labour” insert “in the United Kingdom and internationally”

Prepared 28th November 2014