The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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19.—(1) [F1DBS] may require—

(a)any person who holds records of convictions or cautions for the use of police forces generally to provide to it any relevant information relating to a person to whom any of paragraphs 1 to 5 or 7 to 11 applies [F2or appears to apply] ;

(b)any person who holds such records to provide to it prescribed details of relevant matter (within the meaning of section 113A of the Police Act 1997 (c. 50)) relating to a person to whom any of those paragraphs [F3applies or appears to apply] ;

(c)the [F4relevant chief officer] to provide to it any such relevant information;

F5(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(a), relevant information relating to a person is information which the person holding the records [F6reasonably believes to] be relevant in relation to the regulated activity concerned.

(3) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c), relevant information relating to a person is information which the [F7relevant ] chief officer [F6reasonably believes to] be relevant in relation to the regulated activity concerned.

(4) [F1DBS] must pay to the appropriate police authority such fee as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate for information provided to [F1DBS] in accordance with sub-paragraph (1)(c).

(5) For the purpose of deciding under this Schedule whether or not a person is included in a barred list [F1DBS] must not take account of relevant police information if the [F8relevant chief officer ] thinks that it would not be in the interests of the prevention or detection of crime to disclose the information to the person.

(6) In sub-paragraph (5) relevant police information is information F9...obtained by [F1DBS] in pursuance of subparagraph (1)(c) F10....

(7) In this paragraph—

caution” has the same meaning as in section 126 of the Police Act 1997 (c. 50);

[F11the relevant chief officer” means any chief officer of a police force who is identified by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this paragraph;]

[F12(7A) Subsections (10) and (11) of section 113B of the Police Act 1997 apply for the purposes of the definition of “the relevant chief officer” as they apply for the purposes of that section.]

(8) If [F1DBS] so requests, the Secretary of State must inform [F1DBS] [F13who is the relevant chief officer] in relation to a person.

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F2Words in Sch. 1 para. 19(1)(a) inserted (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(a)(i); S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i)

F3Words in Sch. 1 para. 19(1)(b) substituted (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(a)(ii); S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i)

F5Sch. 1 para. 19(1)(d) repealed (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(a)(iii), Sch. 10 Pt. 5; S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i) (bb)

F6Words in Sch. 1 para. 19(2) (3) substituted (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(b); S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i)

F9Words in Sch. 1 para. 19(6) repealed (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(c)(i), Sch. 10 Pt. 5; S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i) (bb)

F10Words in Sch. 1 para. 19(6) repealed (10.9.2012 immediately after the coming into force of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2157)) by Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (c. 9), s. 120, Sch. 7 para. 7(1)(c)(ii), Sch. 10 Pt. 5; S.I. 2012/2234, art. 2(z)(i) (bb)

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 19 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 19 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 19 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 19(1)(b) in operation for certain purposes at 29.5.2008 by S.R. 2008/233, art. 4(v); Sch. 1 para. 19 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

20.—(1) The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety may provide to [F1DBS] any information relating to a person which is held by that Department in connection with its functions under Part II or III of the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.N.I.

(2) The Department of Education may provide to [F1DBS] any information relating to a person which is held by that Department in connection with its functions under Articles 70(2)(e)(iii) and 88A(2)(b)(iii) of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3).

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I2Sch. 1 para. 20 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 20 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 20 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 20 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

21.  [F1DBS] must provide the Secretary of State with the prescribed information relating to a person if—

(a)it includes that person in a barred list;

(b)it is considering whether to include him in a barred list;

(c)it thinks that any of the criteria prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 1, 2, 7 or 8 is satisfied in relation to him and that the Secretary of State does not already have the information.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 21 partly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 21 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 21 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 21 in operation for certain purposes at 29.5.2008 by S.R. 2008/233, art. 4(v); Sch. 1 para. 21(a) in operation at 12.10.2009 in so far as it is not already in operation by S.R. 2009/346, art. 3, Sch.

22.  [F15DBS] must inform the Scottish Ministers if a person is included in a barred list.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 22 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 22 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 22 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 22 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)

23.  [F16DBS] may—

(a)at the request of the Secretary of State provide him with such information relating to the exercise of its functions as [F16DBS] thinks may be relevant to the exercise by the Secretary of State of any of his functions;

(b)at the request of a Northern Ireland department provide it with such information relating to the exercise of [F16DBS] 's functions as [F16DBS] thinks may be relevant to the exercise by that Department of any of its functions.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 23 wholly in operation; Sch. 1 para. 23 not in operation at date of making see art. 1(3); Sch. 1 para. 23 in operation for certain purposes at 14.4.2008 by S.R. 2008/127, art. 4(a); Sch. 1 para. 23 in operation at 13.3.2009 by S.R. 2009/41, art. 3(1)(i)