Marshalled List of Amendments 3 February 2012

Item 4: Order Paper 47/11-15 – 7 February 2012

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion: Human Trafficking

That this Assembly expresses concern at the increase in human trafficking where people are brought in illegally and forced into a life of sexual exploitation, forced labour or domestic servitude; or are transported onward to other jurisdictions for similar purposes; and calls on the Executive to use all its powers to raise public awareness of this crime to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice, and that victims are given the support and help they need.

[Ms J McCann]
[Ms C Ruane]
[Ms S Ramsey]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: At end insert:

‘regardless of whether they are co-operating with the law enforcement authorities; and further calls on the Executive to meet the obligations set out by the Council of Europe Convention (2005) and the new EU Directive (2011) on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings by addressing the demand for sexual and labour exploitation, increasing penalty levels, adopting a victim-centred approach and implementing effective preventative measures.’

 [Ms A Lo]
[Mr C Lyttle]
[Mr S Dickson]
[Mrs J Cochrane]

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