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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 38: Minimum age for applicants for certificates or to be registered

This section provides that children under 16 should not be subject to criminal record checks except in prescribed circumstances (such as those in home-based occupations) and that an individual under the age of 18 applying for registration must satisfy the Department that there is good reason for being registered.

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