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Criminal Justice and Courts Services Act 2000

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129After section 473 there is inserted—

473ARemoval of disqualification: persons no longer unsuitable to work with children

(1)Subject to section 473B, a person to whom this section applies may make an application under this section to the Tribunal.

(2)This section applies to any person who is disqualified, by an order made under section 470 or 471 on the grounds that he is unsuitable to work with children—

(a)from being the proprietor of any independent school; or

(b)from being a teacher or other employee in any school.

(3)On an application under this section the Tribunal shall determine whether or not the individual shall continue to be subject to the order.

(4)If the Tribunal is satisfied that the individual is no longer unsuitable to work with children, it shall direct that the order shall cease to have effect; otherwise it shall dismiss the application.

(5)In this section and section 473B, “the Tribunal” means the tribunal established by section 9 of the [1999 c. 14.] Protection of Children Act 1999.

473BConditions for application under section 473A

(1)A person may only make an application under section 473A with the leave of the Tribunal.

(2)An application for leave under this section may not be made unless the appropriate conditions are satisfied in the person’s case.

(3)In the case of a person who was a child when the order was made, the appropriate conditions are satisfied if—

(a)at least five years have elapsed since the order was made; and

(b)in the period of five years ending with the time when he makes the application under this section, he has made no other such application.

(4)In the case of any other person, the appropriate conditions are satisfied if—

(a)at least ten years have elapsed since the order was made; and

(b)in the period of ten years ending with the time when he makes the application under this section, he has made no other such application.

(5)The Tribunal shall not grant an application under this section unless it considers—

(a)that the person’s circumstances have changed since the order was made, or, as the case may be, since he last made an application under this section; and

(b)that the change is such that leave should be granted.

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