Modern Slavery Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

Clause 41

LORD PATEL

66A*

Page 31, line 2, after “must” insert “monitor and”

67ZA*

Page 31, line 5, after “identification” insert “, protection and support”

67ZB*

Page 31, line 5, at end insert—

“( )     For the purposes of subsection (1), the Commissioner shall periodically
review such UK legislation, and such policy and practice of public
authorities in the UK, as relates to the matters on which the Commissioner
is to monitor and encourage good practice, including to ensure the
fulfilment of the UK’s obligations under—

(a)   the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in
Human Beings agreed by the Council of Europe at Warsaw on 16
May 2005;

(b)   EU Directive 2011/36/EU on preventing and combatting
trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims; and

(c)   International Labour Organisation Conventions No. 29, No. 105
and No. 182.

( )     The Commissioner shall take reasonable steps to involve victims of slavery
and victims of human trafficking in discharging his or her duties and
functions under this section, and in preparing a strategic plan under
section 42.”

BARONESS BUTLER-SLOSS

67ZC*

Page 31, line 18, at end insert—

“( )     The Commissioner shall have oversight and a monitoring role in ensuring
compliance and enforcement of the requirements for commercial
organisations set out in section 51 (transparency in supply chain etc).

( )     The Commissioner shall have the power to impose penalties on non-
compliant commercial organisations as defined in section 51(2).

( )     The Commissioner shall receive copies of the statements required from
commercial organisations under section 51(1).”

68ZA*

Page 31, line 30, at end insert—

“( )   collecting data on the circumstances of victims of slavery and
human trafficking 45 days after they have been identified as
victims.”

LORD ROSSER

BARONESS ROYALL OF BLAISDON

69A*

Page 31, line 47, at end insert—

“( )     Subject to subsection (6), the Secretary of State must not take steps or
impose measures that may impair, or may appear to impair, the
Commissioner’s independence, and shall ensure that the Commissioner is,
to the extent the Commissioner is able, to determine, without limitation
(other than as prescribed in this Act)—

(a)   the Commissioner’s activities,

(b)   the Commissioner’s timetables,

(c)   the Commissioner’s priorities, and

(d)   the Commissioner’s resources and funding.”

Clause 42

LORD PATEL

72ZA*

Page 32, line 21, leave out “for approval”

72B*

Page 32, line 24, leave out “for approval”

72C*

Page 32, line 27, leave out “for approval”

73A*

Page 32, line 38, leave out subsections (6) and (7)

74A*

Page 33, line 13, leave out “approves” and insert “receives”

74B*

Page 33, line 15, leave out “approving” and insert “receiving”

74C*

Page 33, line 18, leave out “approves” and insert “receives”

74D*

Page 33, line 24, leave out “approves” and insert “receives”

74E*

Page 33, line 28, leave out subsections (13) to (16)

Clause 47

LORD PATEL

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

85A*

Page 35, line 27, after “advocates” insert “and separated children advocates”

86A*

Page 35, line 29, at end insert “and all separated children”

86B*

Page 35, line 33, at end insert—

“( )     For the purposes of this section, a “separated child” is a child who is outside
his or her country of origin and is not accompanied by a parent or
guardian.”

86C*

Page 35, line 37, at end insert “and separated children advocates”

86D*

Page 35, line 40, at end insert “or separated children advocate”

86E*

Page 35, line 41, after “advocate” insert “or separated children advocate”

86F*

Page 35, line 43, at end insert “or separated children advocates”

86G*

Page 36, line 2, at end insert “or separated children advocates”

Clause 57

BARONESS COX

102B*

Page 41, line 3, leave out “and (3)” and insert “to (3A)”

102C*

Page 41, line 7, at end insert—

“(3A)    Section 44 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 human
trafficking comes into effect.”

Prepared 3rd December 2014