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Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012

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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14)

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36(1)The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 18 (police information etc.)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)the words “of a police force or the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency” are repealed,

(ii)the words “or the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency” (where second occurring) are repealed,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “A person” substitute “The chief constable”,

(ii)for “person”, where second occurring, substitute “chief constable”,

(c)in subsection (3), for “appropriate police authority or the Scottish Police Services Authority” substitute “Scottish Police Authority”.

(3)In section 38 (police access to lists of individuals barred from regulated work)—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words from “chief” to “Agency” substitute “the chief constable”,

(b)in subsection (2), for the words from “police” to “Agency” substitute “constables of the Police Service of Scotland”.

(4)In section 75 (sources of information)—

(a)in subsection (2), for the words from “A” to “Agency” substitute “The chief constable”,

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “A person” substitute “The chief constable”,

(ii)for “person”, where second occurring, substitute “chief constable”,

(c)in subsection (4), for the words “appropriate police authority or the Scottish Police Services Authority” substitute “Scottish Police Authority”.

(5)In section 76 (police access to scheme information)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)in the opening words, for the words from “chief” to “Agency” substitute “the chief constable”,

(ii)in paragraph (c), for the words from “police forces” to “Agency” substitute “constables of the Police Service of Scotland”,

(b)in subsection (2) the words from “police forces” to “Agency” substitute “constables of the Police Service of Scotland”.

(6)In section 97(1) (interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “chief constable”, for “a police force in Scotland” substitute “the Police Service of Scotland”,

(b)the definition of “police authority” is repealed.

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