Crimes Amendment Act 2001

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

3 Dealing in slaves
  • (1) Section 98(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraphs (e) and (f), and substituting the following paragraphs:

    • (e) in any case not covered by paragraph (d), induces any person to sell, let, or give any other person into debt-bondage or serfdom; or

    • (f) builds, fits out, sells, purchases, transfers, lets, hires, uses, provides with personnel, navigates, or serves on board any ship or aircraft for any of the purposes in paragraphs (a) to (e); or.

    (2) Section 98(2) of the principal Act is amended by adding the following definition:

    slave includes, without limitation, a person subject to debt-bondage or serfdom.