NSW Minister has confirmed the NSW Modern Slavery Act is under review and could be canned
The confusion and uncertainty surrounding the NSW Modern Slavery Act looks set to be clarified with the relevant NSW Minister referring the NSW legislation to the Standing Committee on Social Issues for review.
We have been assisting many clients prepare for the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act which is already in force and requires large organisations to report annually on mandatory issues (such as due diligence and remediation processes taken to address the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains).
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However, confusion and concern has surrounded the application and development of the NSW Modern Slavery Act, which is not yet in force but was ‘expected to commence on 1 July’. Instead, developments in NSW Parliament have made it clear that the NSW Modern Slavery Act will not commence in July but will instead be reviewed.
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