Clause 13 - Enforcement powers in relation to ships

Part of Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 11:15 am ar 9 Medi 2014.

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Photo of David Hanson David Hanson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 11:15, 9 Medi 2014

This measure has practical applications for situations such as the recent tragic case in Dover, in which people were found in a container. What would happen if knowledge came to us about a container ship off the coast of Stranraer, which is outside the domain of England and Wales? Would the enforcement authorities be able to do anything about it? If they could not, what would happen to that ship?