This e-handbook is a comprehensive guide for parliamentarians and parliamentary officials on legislating effectively against modern slavery-related crimes.

The e-Handbook covers topics such as:

  • gathering cross-party support;
  • creating and reviewing legislation;
  • engaging civil society; and
  • the role of parliament at the implementation stage

Over 50 experts from around the Commonwealth have contributed to the resource, including parliamentarians, legislative drafters and leading modern slavery lawyers.

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