Law and practice involving modern slavery and human trafficking has been fast developing and has affected a wide range of topics informed by many different disciplines.
The second edition provides an updated distillation of the law and issues relevant to practice surrounding human trafficking and modern slavery. It focusses on areas which have become of critical importance in practice such “county lines” offending, the modern slavery defence and compliance.
The second edition is a manageable guide and introduction to this field, drawing on the expertise and experience of various professionals in different disciplines.
Includes the following developments:
- Reforms to the NRM
- CPS guidance
- Prosecutions under Modern Slavery Act 2015
- Important Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) judgments relating to the prosecution of victims of human trafficking, including practical guidance
- Home Office guidance has been issued in relation to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 regarding modern slavery compliance statements and corporate accountability
- The recommendations of the 2019 review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
Includes new chapters on:
- International criminal court - ICC approach to forced criminality, modern slavery and child soldiers
- Exploitation in conflict and terrorism.
- Modern slavery compliance - section 54, human rights abuses
- Child criminal exploitation/domestic trafficking