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Modern Slavery Bill 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Theresa May
Home Office
Lord Bates
Home Office

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • Report stage: House of Lords Report stage: House of Lords | 23.02.2015

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 69 2014-15 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 315KB 11.12.2014

Latest news on the Modern Slavery Bill 2014-15

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the final day of committee stage on 10 December. Amendments discussed covered clauses 50 - 52, 54 and 57 of the Bill.

Report stage – further line by line examination of the Bill - is scheduled for 23 February.

Summary of the Modern Slavery Bill 2014-15

The Bill consolidates the current offences relating to trafficking and slavery.

Key areas

  • creates two new civil orders to prevent modern slavery
  • establishes an Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • makes provision for the protection of modern slavery victims.

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