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PART I N.I.CHILDREN'S BARRED LIST

Automatic inclusionN.I.

1.  (1)  This paragraph applies to a person if any of the criteria prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph is satisfied in relation to the person.N.I.

(2) If it appears to the Secretary of State that this paragraph applies to a person the Secretary of State must refer the matter to IBB.

(3) On the reference being made, IBB must include the person in the children's barred list.

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 1 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 1 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 1(1) in operation for certain purposes at 14.3.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 3(e); Sch. 1 para. 1 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 1 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

Inclusion subject to consideration of representationsN.I.

2.  (1)  This paragraph applies to a person if any of the criteria prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph is satisfied in relation to the person.N.I.

(2) If it appears to the Secretary of State that this paragraph applies to a person the Secretary of State must refer the matter to [F1ISA].

(3) On the reference being made, [F1ISA] must—

(a)include the person in the children's barred list;

(b)give the person the opportunity to make representations as to why he should be removed from the children's barred list.

(4) If it appears to [F1ISA] that it is not appropriate for the person to be included in the list, it must remove him from the list.

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F1Words in Order substituted (12.11.2009) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 81(2)(3)(o)(ii), 116(5)(a)

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 1 para. 2 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 2 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 2(1) in operation for certain purposes at 14.3.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 3(e); Sch. 1 para. 2 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 2 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

BehaviourN.I.

3.  (1)  This paragraph applies to a person if—N.I.

(a)it appears to [F2ISA] that the person has (at any time) engaged in relevant conduct, and

(b)[F2ISA] proposes to include him in the children's barred list.

(2) [F2ISA] must give the person the opportunity to make representations as to why he should not be included in the children's barred list.

(3) [F2ISA] must include the person in the children's barred list if—

(a)it is satisfied that the person has engaged in relevant conduct, and

(b)it appears to [F2ISA] that it is appropriate to include the person in the list.

(4) This paragraph does not apply to a person if the relevant conduct consists only of an offence committed against a child before the commencement of Article 6 and the court, having considered whether to make a disqualification order, decided not to.

(5) In sub-paragraph (4)—

(a)the reference to an offence committed against a child must be construed in accordance with Chapter II of Part II of the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (Northern Ireland) Order 2003;

(b)a disqualification order is an order under Article 23 or 24 of that Order.

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F2Words in Order substituted (12.11.2009) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 81(2)(3)(o)(ii), 116(5)(a)

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Commencement Information

I3Sch. 1 para. 3 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 3 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 3 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 3 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

4.  (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 3 relevant conduct is—N.I.

(a)conduct which endangers a child or is likely to endanger a child;

(b)conduct which, if repeated against or in relation to a child, would endanger that child or would be likely to endanger him;

(c)conduct involving sexual material relating to children (including possession of such material);

(d)conduct involving sexually explicit images depicting violence against human beings (including possession of such images), if it appears to [F3ISA] that the conduct is inappropriate;

(e)conduct of a sexual nature involving a child, if it appears to [F3ISA] that the conduct is inappropriate.

(2) A person's conduct endangers a child if he—

(a)harms a child,

(b)causes a child to be harmed,

(c)puts a child at risk of harm,

(d)attempts to harm a child, or

(e)incites another to harm a child.

(3) “Sexual material relating to children” means—

(a)indecent images of children, or

(b)material (in whatever form) which portrays children involved in sexual activity and which is produced for the purposes of giving sexual gratification.

(4) “Image” means an image produced by any means, whether of a real or imaginary subject.

(5) A person does not engage in relevant conduct merely by committing an offence prescribed for the purposes of this sub-paragraph.

(6) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(d) and (e), [F3ISA] must have regard to guidance issued by the Secretary of State as to conduct which is inappropriate.

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Amendments (Textual)

F3Words in Order substituted (12.11.2009) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 81(2)(3)(o)(ii), 116(5)(a)

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 1 para. 4 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 4 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 4 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 4(1)-(4) and (6) in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i); Sch. 1 para. 4(5) in operation at 12.10.2009 in so far as it is not already in operation by S.R. 2009/346, art. 3, Sch.

Risk of harmN.I.

5.  (1)  This paragraph applies to a person if—N.I.

(a)it appears to [F4ISA] that the person falls within sub-paragraph (4), and

(b)[F4ISA] proposes to include him in the children's barred list.

(2) [F4ISA] must give the person the opportunity to make representations as to why he should not be included in the children's barred list.

(3) [F4ISA] must include the person in the children's barred list if—

(a)it is satisfied that the person falls within sub-paragraph (4), and

(b)it appears to [F4ISA] that it is appropriate to include the person in the list.

(4) A person falls within this sub-paragraph if he may—

(a)harm a child,

(b)cause a child to be harmed,

(c)put a child at risk of harm,

(d)attempt to harm a child, or

(e)incite another to harm a child.

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Amendments (Textual)

F4Words in Order substituted (12.11.2009) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 81(2)(3)(o)(ii), 116(5)(a)

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 1 para. 5 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 5 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 5 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 5 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

Restriction on inclusionN.I.

6.  (1)  [F5ISA] must not include a person in the children's barred list—N.I.

(a)only on a particular ground if a relevant Scottish authority has already considered whether the person should be included in a corresponding list on the same ground (whether or not it decided to include him in the list), or

(b)if, in accordance with such criteria as the Secretary of State specifies by order, it is more appropriate for the person's case to be considered by the relevant Scottish authority.

(2) A relevant Scottish authority is such authority as the Secretary of State specifies by order as exercising for the purposes of the law of Scotland functions which correspond to those of [F5ISA].

(3) A corresponding list is a list maintained for the purposes of the law of Scotland which the Secretary of State specifies by order as corresponding to the children's barred list.

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Amendments (Textual)

F5Words in Order substituted (12.11.2009) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 81(2)(3)(o)(ii), 116(5)(a)

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 1 para. 6 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 6 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 6 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 6(1)(b)(2)(3) in operation for certain purposes at 29.5.2008 by S.R. 2008/233, art. 5(n); Sch. 1 para. 6 in operation at 12.10.2009 in so far as it is not already in operation by S.R. 2009/346, art. 3, Sch.

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