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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

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51Correction of inaccurate scheme record

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(1)Ministers must correct a scheme record if they are satisfied (following a request by a scheme member for correction, notification under section 50 or otherwise) that any information included in it is inaccurate.

(2)After correcting an inaccurate scheme record, Ministers must disclose the corrected information to—

(a)the scheme member, and

(b)any organisation for which they know the scheme member is doing regulated work.

(3)Subsection (2) applies only if Ministers have previously disclosed the inaccurate information under this Part to the scheme member or, as the case may be, the organisation.

(4)A scheme member may, in particular, request a review of any information included in a scheme record by virtue of section 49(1)(c).

(5)Ministers, on receiving such a request, must ask the chief officer of the relevant police force who provided that information to reconsider whether the chief officer still thinks that the information concerned might be relevant in relation to the type of regulated work in relation to which the scheme member participates in the scheme.

(6)Information which was considered accurate when included in a scheme record but which—

(a)is subsequently found to have always been inaccurate, or

(b)subsequently becomes inaccurate for any reason,

is to be regarded as being inaccurate information for the purposes of this section.

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