The Sentencing Council's Modern Slavery offences consultation, published today and closing on 15th January 2021, seeks views on a draft of the first dedicated sentencing guidelines for offences under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

 

It is open to everyone including members of the judiciary, legal practitioners and any individuals who work in or have an interest in criminal justice.

 

The consultation document can be found here and an online version can be accessed through the Sentencing Council website at:

 

https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/consultations/modern-slavery-offences-guideline-consultation/