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Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000

Section 37: Disqualification in Scotland or Northern Ireland

95.Section 37 provides a power for the Secretary of State to ensure that individuals who, under the law of Scotland or Northern Ireland are subject to a prohibition or disqualification which corresponds to the means of disqualification provided for by Section 35, are subject to this Part i.e. disqualified from working with children in England and Wales. Statutory provisions are not yet in place in Scotland or Northern Ireland. This Section is intended to allow the protections provided by the integrated system to be available on a UK basis in due course.

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