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Dec 22, 2015

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 — New Reporting Requirement

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”), which came into force in October 2015, strengthens the civil and criminal enforcement mechanisms relating to slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking, and is intended to provide better protection and support to victims. Section 54 of the Act introduces a new reporting requirement in relation to slavery and human trafficking for businesses carried on in the UK.

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Mehran Massih

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