Section 81 Duty of Secretary of State to keep list
227.Section 81 places a duty on the Secretary of State to keep a list of individuals who are considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults. The list will be kept by the Secretary of State for Health in relation to both England and Wales. A person can only be included on the list if he has been referred to the Secretary of State in accordance with the provisions of this Part. Subsection (3) enables the Secretary of State to remove a person from the list should he be satisfied that they should not have been included on it in the first instance.