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Publication - Guidance

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015: guide

Published: 12 Oct 2016
Part of:
Equality and rights, Law and order
ISBN:
9781786525116

Sets out clearly what the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 does.

17 page PDF

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17 page PDF

291.5kB

Contents
Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015: guide
Part Six & The schedule - Technical rules and glossary of words

17 page PDF

291.5kB

Part Six & The schedule - Technical rules and glossary of words

59. This part of the Act makes clear that the offences set out in the Act can be committed by corporate persons such as companies and partnerships as well as individuals (section 39). It also sets out the meaning of certain words used throughout the Act (section 40) and the rules under which Scottish Ministers can make further laws (regulations) (section 41) the remainder of the Act (sections 42 - 46) sets out technical rules and matters which include rules on changes which can be made to allow the Act to sit within the existing body of Scottish law and to bring it into force in a controlled and planned way.

The schedule

60. The schedule to the Act makes changes to certain other laws which require to be updated because of the changes made by the Act.


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