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Publication - Consultation Paper

Trafficking and exploitation strategy: draft for consultation

Published: 12 Oct 2016
Part of:
Equality and rights, Law and order
ISBN:
9781786525123

A draft strategy for consultation on tackling human trafficking and exploitation in Scotland.

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17 page PDF

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Contents
Trafficking and exploitation strategy: draft for consultation
Annex One: Legislative Context and Further Reading

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Annex One: Legislative Context and Further Reading

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 [14]

A full summary of the Act is provided as a separate document.

Other Scottish and UK Legislation

Modern Slavery Act (England and Wales) (some aspects of this Act apply in Scotland)

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/30/contents/enacted

Children (Scotland) Act 1995:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/36/contents

Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/9/contents

Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2009/9/contents

Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/8/contents/enacted

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2007/10/contents

Northern Ireland Human Trafficking Act
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nia/2015/2/contents

Guidance

Lord Advocate's Instructions
http://www.copfs.gov.uk/images/Documents/Victims_and_Witnesses/HumanTrafficking/Lord%20Advocates%20Instructions%20for%20Prosecutors%20when%20considering%20Prosecution%20of%20Victims%20of%20Human%20Trafficking%20and%20Exploitation.pdf

The Inter-agency Guidance for Child Trafficking,
http://www.gov.scot/resource/0043/00437636.pdf

The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland (2014)
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00450733.pdf

Interagency age assessment guidance
http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0000/4415/Age_Assessment_Practice_Guidance_GCC-SRC_June_2012_FIRST_EDITION.pdf

Adult Support and Protection Code of Practice
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/05/6492/0

Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses
http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/aboutscs/reports-and-data/standards-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=4

Victims' Code for Scotland
https://www.mygov.scot/victims-code-for-scotland/

Human Trafficking Foundation Care Standards
http://www.humantraffickingfoundation.org/sites/default/files/Trafficking%20Survivor%20Care%20Standards%202015.pdf
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UK Prosecutors' Commitments
https://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/agencies/human_trafficking_prosecutor_commitment_and_supporting_statement_2016.pdf

Policies and Strategies

Scotland's National Action Plan to tackle child sexual exploitation
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00463120.pdf

Serious and Organised Crime Strategy
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/06/3426

Equally Safe
http://blogs.scotland.gov.uk/equally-safe/files/2016/03/ES-update-18-April1.pdf

New Scots - Refugee Integration Strategy
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/12/4581/downloads

Scotland's National Action Plan on Human Rights
http://scottishhumanrights.com/actionplan

Modern Slavery Strategy
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/383764/Modern_Slavery_Strategy_FINAL_DEC2015.pdf

Northern Ireland Strategy
https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/publications/northern-ireland-human-trafficking-and-exploitation-strategy-2015-2016

UN/EU

UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children (Palermo Protocol)
http://www.osce.org/odihr/19223?download=true

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings of 2005 (Human Trafficking Convention)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/236093/8414.pdf

EU Directive on Human Trafficking
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2011:101:0001:0011:EN:PDF
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Guidance from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: 'Human Rights and Human Trafficking'
http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/FS36_en.pdf

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/ProfessionalInterest/crc.pdf

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights -
http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/GuidingPrinciplesBusinessHR_EN.pdf.

EU and Home Office Factsheets

https://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/issues_doc/labour/Forced_labour/HUMAN_TRAFFICKING_-_THE_FACTS_-_final.pdf

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/e-library/docs/thb-fact-sheets/factsheet_thb_en.pdf

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/181550/Human_Trafficking_practical_guidance.pdf


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