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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

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76Police access to scheme information

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(1)Ministers must make available to chief constables of police forces and the Scottish Police Services Authority—

(a)the name of each individual participating in the Scheme,

(b)confirmation of whether each such individual participates in the Scheme in relation to regulated work with—

(i)children,

(ii)adults, or

(iii)both, and

(c)any other information held by Ministers by virtue of their administration of the Scheme which Ministers consider would enable or assist police forces or the Scottish Police Services Authority to satisfy themselves as to the identity of such individuals.

(2)Information disclosed under subsection (1) may be used by police forces and the Scottish Police Services Authority only for the purpose of—

(a)enabling or assisting them to perform their functions under or by virtue of this Part,

(b)the prevention or detection of crime, or

(c)the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.

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