Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Strategy 2022

Consultation opened on 18 October 2022. Closing date 10 January 2023.


The Department of Justice is seeking views from the public and key stakeholders across a wide range of sectors on a new three-year modern slavery and human trafficking strategy that seeks to build on the progress made under previous strategies.


Consultation description

The draft strategy is a multiagency collaboration, with actions delivered by members of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Task Force, NGO Engagement Group and other agencies working to address modern slavery and human trafficking.  Key partners involved in helping to deliver the strategic modern slavery and human trafficking objectives include organisations such as the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Public Prosecution Service, Policing and Community Safety Partnerships, Department of Health,  Health & Social Care Trusts, Department for the Economy, Department for Communities, Home Office, National Crime Agency,  District Councils , Probation Service, a range of non-Governmental organisations (NGOs), An Garda Síochána, and the Gangmasters Labour Abuse Authority. 

A response questionnaire is available at Citizen Space. In order to aid analysis of responses it would be helpful if you could use the response questionnaire when responding.

Alternative Formats

Hard copies of this document and copies in other formats, including Braille, large print etc., are available upon request. If you require an alternative format or in a language other than English, please let us know and we will do our best to assist you. If you require any further information on this consultation or the content of this document, or any other assistance to make a response, please contact the Department.







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