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Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Law and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781526514783
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784519339
To be Published: October 2020
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £85.00

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

  • Subjects:
    Criminal Law, Immigration, Asylum, Refugee and Nationality Law
    1. Legal policy and framework on trafficking
    2. Determination of trafficking status
    3. Age disputes in immigration and criminal proceedings
    4. Criminal offences of trafficking
    5. Criminal defences available to victims of trafficking
    6. Victims of human trafficking – at the police station
    7. Criminal court process
    8. Special measures for victims of trafficking
    9. Criminal Appeal Process
    10. International protection claims brought by victims of human trafficking and modern slavery
    11. Safeguarding child and adult victims of trafficking and immigration detention
    12. Compensation for victims of trafficking
    13. Public funding for victims of trafficking
    14. Extradition
    15. Trafficking operations and modus operandi
    16. Ethics