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The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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Article 60

SCHEDULE 7AMENDMENTS

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The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(NI 2)

1.—(1) In Article 109 (persons disqualified from being private foster parents) after paragraph (3) insert—

(3A) A person shall not foster a child privately if—

(a)he is barred from regulated activity relating to children (within the meaning of Article 7(2) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007); or

(b)he lives in the same household as a person who is barred from such activity..

(2) In Article 122 (persons disqualified for registration in respect of child minding and day care), after paragraph (2)(f) insert—

(fa)he is barred from regulated activity relating to children (within the meaning of Article 7(2) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007);.

The Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 3)

2.—(1) In Article 70(2)(e) (regulations for prohibiting or restricting employment of teachers) for the words from “(i) on medical grounds” to the end substitute “on medical grounds, on grounds of misconduct or on educational grounds”.

(2) In Article 88A(2)(b) (regulations for prohibiting or restricting employment of non-teaching staff) for the words from “(i) on medical grounds” to the end substitute “on medical grounds or on grounds of misconduct”.

The Police Act 1997 (c. 50)

3.  In section 126 after subsection (2) add—

(3) In the application of this Part to Northern Ireland a reference to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, or to a provision of that Act, shall be construed as a reference to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 or, as the case maybe, to the corresponding provision of that Order..

The Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

4.—(1) In section 56 (prohibition of requirement as to production of certain records) in the table in subsection (6) after “the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006” (where it twice occurs) insert “or the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007”.

(2) In section 75 (commencement etc.) in subsection (4A)—

(a)in paragraph (a) after “the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006” insert “or the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007”; and

(b)in paragraph (b) after “that Act” insert “or that Order”.

The Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001(c. 3)

5.  In section 5 after subsection (3) add—

(4) For the purposes of subsection (1)(a), in considering whether a person is of good character, the Council may have regard to whether he is included in a barred list (within the meaning of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007).

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