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Modern slavery
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The following legislation may also be relevant to disrupt modern slavery offending.

Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004

Children Act 1989

Children and Young Persons Act 1933

Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Criminal Justice Act 1988

Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Criminal Law Act 1977

Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

Domestic Violence – Crime and Victims Act 2004

Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981

Fraud Act 2006

Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Identity Documents Act 2010

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

Offences against the Person Act 1861

Policing and Crime Act 2009

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Serious Crime Act 2015

Sexual Offences Act 1956

Sexual Offences Act 2003

Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

Theft Act 1968

UK Borders Act 2007

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006

Common law

  • Kidnap
  • False imprisonment

International law

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