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Modern Slavery Act 2015

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Summary

The Modern Slavery Act will give law enforcement the tools to fight modern slavery, ensure perpetrators can receive suitably severe punishments for these appalling crimes, enhance support and protection for victims, and ensure supply chain transparency.

Issuer

United Kingdom

Year

2015

Region

Europe

Issuer (type)

Parliament (Government)

Instrument type

Act

Disclosure instrument

Yes

Geographical scope

National

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

Text analysis

    • High 1.05%
    • Low 0.03%
    • S focus: compensation, human rights, recruiting, children
    • Finance, Management, Manufacturing, Professional services, Public administration