Prohibition of Slavery and Forced Labour in UK Law

  • Sepet v SSHD
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Marzo 2003
    ... ... of Human Rights in 1948 prohibited slavery or servitude (article 4) and declared a right to ... ) outlaws slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour. But in article 8(3)(c) of ... an exception from the forced labour prohibition without making any other provision, and I do not ... ...
  • Sepet and Another v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Mayo 2001
    ... ... No one shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour. 3. For the ... "Article 3 Prohibition of torture No one shall be subjected to ... Article 4 Prohibition of slavery and forced labour 1 No one shall be ... ...
  • R (Reilly and Another) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • Supreme Court
    • 30 Octubre 2013
    ... ... objections to being required to undertake labour unpaid and therefore "was not prepared to work ... iv) That Miss Reilly had been subjected to forced or compulsory labour contrary to article 4 of the ... No one shall be held in slavery or servitude. 2. No one shall be required ... of an individual falls within the prohibition of compulsory labour. The argument advanced by Ms ... ...
  • R (MS (Pakistan)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Supreme Court
    • 18 Marzo 2020
    ... ... (Instructed by Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit) ... Respondent ... recognises human trafficking and modern slavery as twin evils requiring a world-wide response ... “No-one shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour”. This raises the broader ... ...
  • R v Sk
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 08 Julio 2011
    ... ... 4 of the Human Rights Convention (slavery and forced labour),…". We note ... 4 of the Human Rights Convention , "Prohibition of slavery and forced labour", states: ... ...
  • A and B v Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 03 Julio 2018
    ... ... : “….subjected to labour exploitation and abuse. Their experiences between ... Slavery and trafficking prevention orders were made under ... Blameless victims of trafficking, forced into criminality, would not thus be excluded from ... that Art 4, ECHR imposed an absolute prohibition against slavery, servitude and forced labour ... ...
  • Basfar v Wong
    • Supreme Court
    • 06 Julio 2022
    Immunity of diplomats in international law from the jurisdiction of the local courts. Employment appeal tribunal. Forced labour. Commercial activity
    ... ... by Mr Basfar and his family by being forced to work in circumstances of modern slavery. She ... be characterised as relating to (a) forced labour and/or (b) domestic servitude ... (3) ... do not comply with the article 42 prohibition.” Lord Sumption in Reyes [2019] AC 735 , ... ...
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