Modern Slavery Act falls short of victim protections offered in rest of UK

New analysis by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group (ATMG) of charities has said the “Modern Slavery Act is, in a number of areas, weaker than its counterparts” in Scotland and Northern Ireland when it comes to victim protection.

The report “Class Acts?” compares the provisions of all three new anti-trafficking laws passed across the UK in 2015 and concludes that the Modern Slavery Act in many cases offers lesser protections for victims than the other pieces of legislation.

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