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New powers to tackle slavery in UK waters

Police forces and other agencies now have greater powers designed to combat modern slavery at sea.

Maritime security is an area of increasing concern

Maritime security is an area of increasing concern

Date - 12th August 2016
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
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New powers to enable law enforcement personnel to tackle slavery at sea have come into force. Under the Modern Slavery Act officers now have the power to intercept board and search vessels with reasonable grounds. They can also arrest offenders...
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