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Appendix 1: Model Indictment


Model Indictment for Modern Slavery Offences

In the Crown Court at …

The Queen

- against -

Richard Rowe

Count 1

Statement of Offence

Slavery, contrary to section 1 of the Modern Slavery Act 2014

Particulars of Offence

Richard Rowe, between 15th July and 20th December 2014 held John Doe[358] in slavery.

Count 2

Statement of Offence

Exploiting a child, contrary to section 2 of the Modern Slavery Act 2014

Particulars of Offence

Richard Rowe, between 15th July and 20th December 2014 exploited John Doe, then aged 16 years, by

1.  sexual exploitation; and/or

2.  requiring him to perform services, namely begging; and/or

3.  requiring him to perform labour.

Count 3

Statement of Offence

Exploiting a person, contrary to section 3 of the Modern Slavery Act 2014

Particulars of Offence

Richard Rowe, between 15th July and 20th December 2014 exploited John Doe by

1.  sexual exploitation; and/or

2.  requiring him to perform services, namely begging; and/or

3.  requiring him to perform forced labour.

Count 4

Statement of Offence

Trafficking a child, contrary to section 4 of the Modern Slavery Act 2014

Particulars of Offence

Richard Rowe, between 15th July and 20th December 2014 trafficked John Doe, then aged 16 years, by

1.  harbouring him at 27 Acacia Avenue for the purpose of exploiting him or knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that another intended to exploit him; and/or

2.  transporting or arranging for his transportation to 15 Dudley Place for the purpose of exploiting him or knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that another intended to exploit him.

Count 5

Statement of Offence

Trafficking a person, contrary to section 5 of the Modern Slavery Act 2014

Particulars of Offence

Richard Rowe, between 15th July and 20th December 2014 trafficked John Doe by

1.  harbouring him at 27 Acacia Avenue

2.  transporting or arranging for his transportation to 15 Dudley Place

for the purpose of exploiting him or knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that another intended to exploit him.


358   John Doe and Richard Rowe were the fictional names used in mediaeval court pleadings to designate the parties. Back


 
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