Guidance

Modern Slavery Act 2015: maritime enforcement powers (England and Wales) code of practice

Code of practice for constables and enforcement officers when using maritime enforcement powers.

Documents

Modern Slavery Act 2015: maritime enforcement powers (England and Wales) code of practice (web)

Modern Slavery Act 2015: maritime enforcement powers (England and Wales) code of practice (print)

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Details

This code of practice outlines the procedures that constables and enforcement officers should follow when arresting a person on a ship on which slavery and/or human trafficking is suspected of taking, or having taken, place.

The code of practice is relevant to constables and enforcement officers in England and Wales only.

Published 14 March 2016