Correspondence overview: Circular 025/2015: duty to notify the Home Office of suspected victims of modern slavery

This circular covers the introduction of section 52 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: the duty to notify the Secretary of State about suspected victims of slavery or human trafficking.



This circular covers:

  • broad subject: crime and disorder
  • sub category: crime prevention; crime recording; crime reduction; crime statistics
  • from: Crime and Policing Group - Crime Directorate
  • date for implementation: 1 November 2015
  • for more information contact: Justine Currell 020 7035 8205

Addressed to:

  • HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary
  • Chief Officers of Police in England and Wales
  • Director General of the National Crime Agency
  • Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales
  • Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime
  • College of Policing
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Chief Crown Prosecutors
  • Local Government Association
  • Chief Executive of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority
  • Chief Executives of Local Authorities in England and Wales
Published 2 November 2015