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The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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4.—(1) The persons referred to in paragraph 1(7) are—

(a)member of the governing body of an educational establishment mentioned in Article 12(5);

(b)member of an HSS body;

(c)director of social services of a Health and Social Services Board ;

(d)director of a Health and Social Services trust responsible for the delivery of personal social services;

(e)member of an education and library board;

(f)chief education officer of an education and library board;

(g)charity trustee of a children’s charity;

(h)Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland;

(i)a controller appointed in respect of a child under Article 101 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 4);

(j)member, chief executive or member of staff of IBB.

(2) A charity is a children’s charity if the individuals who are workers for the charity normally include individuals engaging in regulated activity relating to children.

(3) An individual is a worker for a charity if he does work under arrangements made by the charity; but the arrangements referred to in this sub-paragraph do not include any arrangements made for purposes which are merely incidental to the purposes for which the charity is established.

5.  A person who is part of a group in relation to which another (P) engages in regulated activity relating to children does not engage in regulated activity only because he assists P or does anything on behalf of or under the direction of P which, but for this paragraph, would amount to engaging in regulated activity relating to children.

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