Sexual Offences Act 2003

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 Section 57 Trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation (1) A person commits an offence if he intentionally arranges or facilitates the arrival in the United Kingdom of another person (B) and either— (a) he intends to do anything to or in respect of B, after B’s arrival but in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence, or (b) he believes that another person is likely to do something to or in respect of B, after B’s arrival but in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence. (2) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable— (a) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or both; (b) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years.Section 58 Trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation (1) A person commits an offence if he intentionally arranges or facilitates travel within the United Kingdom by another person (B) and either— (a) he intends to do anything to or in respect of B, during or after the journey and in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence, or (b) he believes that another person is likely to do something to or in respect of B, during or after the journey and in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence. (...)Section 59 Trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation (1) A person commits an offence if he intentionally arranges or facilitates the departure from the United Kingdom of another person (B) and either— (a) he intends to do anything to or in respect of B, after B’s departure but in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence, or (b) he believes that another person is likely to do something to or in respect of B, after B’s departure but in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission of a relevant offence. (2) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable— (a) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or both; (b) on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years. 

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National constitutional law
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United Kingdom