Criminal Code Act 1995
Section 3CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES Division 270 - Slavery and slavery-like offences
In this Division:
(d) psychological oppression;
(e) abuse of power;
(f) taking advantage of a person ' s vulnerability.
(a) taking any part in the management of the business; and
(b) exercising control or direction over the business; and
(c) providing finance for the business.
(a) the condition arises from a pledge:
(i) by the first person of the personal services of the first person; or
(ii) by another person of the personal services of the first person, and the first person is under the other person ' s control; or
(iii) by the first person of the personal services of another person who is under the first person ' s control; and
(b) the pledge is made as security for a debt owed, or claimed to be owed, (including any debt incurred, or claimed to be incurred, after the pledge is given) by the person making the pledge; and
(c) any of the following apply:
(i) the debt owed or claimed to be owed is manifestly excessive;
(ii) the reasonable value of those services is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or purported debt;
(iii) the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined.
Deception has a corresponding meaning (see section 18A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 ).
has the meaning given by section 270.6 .
has the meaning given by section 270.7A .
has the meaning given by section 270.4 .
(a) section 270.5 (servitude offences);
(b) section 270.6A (forced labour offences);
(c) section 270.7 (deceptive recruiting for labour or services);
(d) section 270.7B (forced marriage offences);
(e) section 270.7C (debt bondage).
(a) a threat of coercion; or
(b) a threat to cause a person ' s deportation or removal from Australia; or
(c) a threat of any other detrimental action, unless there are reasonable grounds for the threat of that action in connection with the provision of labour or services by a person.
Threat includes a threat made by any conduct, whether express or implied and whether conditional or unconditional (see the definition in the Dictionary).