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Slavery and human trafficking remain major issues in world trade, despite the many dedicated efforts to prevent them. As the Home Office states, ‘modern slavery is a crime resulting in an abhorrent abuse of human rights’.
As many of you will know, our legal obligations to combat slavery and human trafficking in our firm and supply chain have been substantially greater since the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) came into force.
Slavery and human trafficking are illegal. This is so both under MSA 2015 and the laws of
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A promise will only be capable of being contractually enforced if it is either made in a deed or made in exchange for something of value, known as
Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually recorded in a written contract or openly expressed in an oral contract at the time the contract is made (or there may be a combination of written and oral
Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation (the Theft Act 1968 (TA 1968)). No gain or loss need actually be made, and no deception need operate on the mind of the deceived for the Fraud Act 2006
Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
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