New Clause 16 - Offence of child trafficking

Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 3:00 pm ar 14 Hydref 2014.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

‘(1) Any person who—

(a) recruits, transports, transfers, harbours or receives a child including by exchange or transfer of control over the child, and

(b) knows or ought to know that the purpose of the acts in subsections 8(1)(a) is the exploitation of that child,

commits an offence of human trafficking.

(2) The consent or apparent consent of the child to the acts referenced in subsection 2A(1)(a) or to the exploitation is irrelevant.’—(Diana Johnson.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided: Ayes 8, Noes 10.

Rhif adran 11 Decision Time — New Clause 16 - Offence of child trafficking

Ie: 8 MPs

Na: 10 MPs

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Question accordingly negatived.