JOINT

MPs consider how to define the term "modern slavery" within legislation

29 January 2014

The Joint Committee on the Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee to take evidence from legal experts to consider how to define the term "modern slavery" within legislation on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 10.30am in Committee Room 8

Witnesses

At 10.30am

  • Riel Karmy-Jones, Barrister, Red Lion Chambers

At 11.00am (approximately) 

  • Professor Jean Allain, School of Law, Queen’s University, Belfast

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Purpose of session

The Committee will be considering how to define the term “modern slavery” within legislation so as to cover a broad range of current and future forms of exploitation, and in a way that is clear and simple to use and understand for the public, victims and the criminal justice system.

Further information

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