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Consultation on Human Trafficking

Section: Policy into PracticeType: News Item Date Published: 18th June 2019

Scottish Government open consultation and engagement events on the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Act.

Section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015; duty to notify and provide information about victims

A consultation on section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015; duty to notify and provide information about victims, is now open.  The consultation will close on Friday 06 September 2019.

You can access the consultation by following the link below:

https://consult.gov.scot/justice/duty-to-notify-and-provide-information (this link will take you away from our website) 

The Scottish Government are holding events to hear directly from organisations that are named in the consultation paper and other interested parties on Scottish Government proposals.  Three events are now live and can be booked through Eventbrite.

Edinburgh 05 July 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-63534619758 (this link will take you away from our website)

Aberdeen: 16 August 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-64236936406 (this link will take you away from our website)

Dumfries: 23 August – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-64238450936 (this link will take you away from our webiste)

Inverness 27 August 2019 – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-trafficking-duty-to-notify-consultation-event-tickets-63534598695 (this link will take you away from our website)

Second Annual Progress Report

The Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy – Second Annual Progress Report was published on 16 June 2019.  This is available online and can be accessed by using the following link www.gov.scot/isbn/9781787818224/ (this link will take you away from our website)

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