Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008


Amendment of Criminal Evidence Act 1992.

12.— The Criminal Evidence Act 1992 is amended—

( a) in the definition of “sexual offence” (inserted by section 16 of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997) in section 2, by—

(i) the deletion of paragraph (iv) (inserted by section 7(2) of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006), and

(ii) the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph ( e):

“( e) the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006;”,


( b) by the substitution of the following section for section 12 (amended by section 10 of the Act of 1998):

“12.— This Part applies to—

( a) a sexual offence,

( b) an offence involving violence or the threat of violence to a person,

( c) an offence under section 3, 4, 5 or 6 of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998,

( d) an offence under section 2 , 4 or 7 of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008, or

( e) an offence consisting of attempting or conspiring to commit, or of aiding or abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission of, an offence mentioned in paragraph ( a), ( b), ( c) or ( d).”.