Consultation on section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015
We are holding a consultation on section 38 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015. The consultation is about who should be named in Regulations as a Scottish public authority that will be subject to the duty to provide information to Police Scotland about a person(s) who is, or appears to be, a victim of human trafficking, slavery, servitude or forced or compulsory labour.
Relevant Scottish public authorities
- All local authorities
- All NHS boards
- NHS 24
- Scottish Ambulance Service
- Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
- Scottish Ministers for the purposes of including Marine Scotland, Scottish Prison Service and Scottish Environmental Protection Agency
How can you get involved?
We are holding events to hear directly from organisations named in the consultation paper and other parties interested in SG proposals. Three events are now live and can be booked through Eventbrite. Other events are planned for Aberdeen, Dumfries and Stirling during August 2019. Further details for these events will be issued shortly.
The consultation is now open and will close on Friday 6 September 2019.
We would appreciate if you could share this article with your contacts, stakeholders and partners or anyone else you think will have an interest in the consultation or coming to one of the events.
Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy – second annual progress report
The Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy – second annual progress report was published on 16 June 2019. The report sets out the progress made during the second year of implementation of the human trafficking and exploitation strategy.