New Clause 16 - Offence of child trafficking

Part of 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.)