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After section 57 of the 2001 Act, insert—
The employer of a social service worker shall—
(a)on dismissing the social service worker on grounds of misconduct; or
(b)on the social service worker resigning or abandoning the worker’s position in circumstances where, but for the resignation or abandonment—
(i)the worker would have been dismissed on grounds of misconduct; or
(ii)dismissal on such grounds would have been considered by the employer,
forthwith notify the Council of the dismissal, resignation or abandonment; and the employer shall in doing so provide the Council with an account of the circumstances which led to the dismissal or which were present when the resignation or abandonment took place.
The employer of a social service worker shall, when requested to do so by the Council, provide it with such information as respects the worker as it may reasonably require in connection with the exercise of the functions assigned to it under this Act or any other enactment.”.
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