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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

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Manager of educational institutions etc.

18Manager, or member of a governing body, body of trustees or other body responsible for the management, of a school, further education institution or hostel mentioned in paragraphs 14 to 16 (but not a member of a council).

Member of council committee

19Member of—

(a)a committee (including joint committee) of a council which is concerned with the provision of education, accommodation, social services or health care services to children,

(b)a sub-committee which discharges any functions of any such committee.

Member of children’s panel etc.

20Member of—

(a)a children’s panel established by section 39(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36),

(b)a Children’s Panel Advisory Committee,

(c)a joint advisory committee established under paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 1 to that Act,

(d)a sub-committee which discharges any functions of any committee mentioned in sub-paragraph (b) or (c).

Chief social work officer

21Chief social work officer of a council.

Chief education officer

22Chief education officer (however called) of a council.

Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

23Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

24Member of that Commissioner’s staff.

Registrar of Independent Schools in Scotland

25Registrar of Independent Schools in Scotland.

Fostering

26Foster carer.

Charity trustee

27Charity trustee of a children’s charity.

  • “Children’s charity” means a charity whose—

    (a)

    workers normally include individuals doing regulated work with children (other than work which is regulated work with children by virtue only of this paragraph), or

    (b)

    main purpose is to provide benefits for children.

An individual works for a charity if the individual works under any arrangements made by the charity (other than arrangements made for purposes which are incidental to the purposes for which the charity is established).

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