Modern Slavery Bill

to be moved
on report

Clause 48



Page 37, line 23, leave out “such”


Page 37, line 23, leave out “as the Secretary of State considers reasonable”


Page 37, line 25, leave out “who” and insert “as soon as”


Page 37, line 25, after “believe” insert “a child”


Page 37, line 26, leave out “victims” and insert “a victim”


Page 37, line 27, leave out from “must” to end of line 30 and insert “ensure—

(a)   a child should be represented and supported by someone who is
independent of any person who will be responsible for making
decisions about the child;

(b)   a child trafficking advocate shall have the power, where necessary,
to appoint and instruct legal representation on all matters relevant
to the interests of the child; and

(c)   any person or body providing services or taking administrative
decisions in relation to a child for whom a child trafficking advocate
has been appointed under this section must recognise, and pay due
regard to, the functions of the advocate and must (to the extent
otherwise permitted by law) provide the advocate with access to
such information relating to the child as will enable the advocate to
carry out his or her functions effectively.”


Page 37, line 34, leave out “may” and insert “must”


Page 37, line 35, leave out “may” and insert “must”


Page 37, line 41, leave out paragraph (d)

Prepared 6th January 2015