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Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Barring

    1. 1.Independent Barring Board

    2. 2.Barred lists

    3. 3.Barred persons

    4. 4.Appeals

  3. Regulated activity

    1. 5.Regulated activity

  4. Regulated activity providers

    1. 6.Regulated activity providers

  5. Restrictions on participating in regulated activity

    1. 7.Barred person not to engage in regulated activity

    2. 8.Person not to engage in regulated activity unless subject to monitoring

    3. 9.Use of barred person for regulated activity

    4. 10.Use of person not subject to monitoring for regulated activity

    5. 11.Regulated activity provider: failure to check

    6. 12.Personnel suppliers: failure to check

    7. 13.Educational establishments: check on members of governing body

    8. 14.Office holders: offences

    9. 15.Sections 13 and 14: checks

  6. Exceptions

    1. 16.Exception to requirement to make monitoring check

    2. 17.NHS employment

  7. Offences: supplementary

    1. 18.Offences: companies &c.

    2. 19.Offences: other persons

    3. 20.Section 19: exclusions and defences

  8. Controlled activity

    1. 21.Controlled activity relating to children

    2. 22.Controlled activity relating to vulnerable adults

    3. 23.Controlled activity: regulations

  9. Monitoring

    1. 24.Monitoring

    2. 25.Monitoring: fees

    3. 26.Ceasing monitoring

    4. 27.Prohibition of requirement to produce certain records

    5. 28.Independent monitor

    6. 29.Part 5 of the Police Act 1997: code of practice

  10. Notices and information

    1. 30.Provision of vetting information

    2. 31.Meaning of relevant information in section 30

    3. 32.Notification of cessation of monitoring

    4. 33.Cessation of registration

    5. 34.Declarations under sections 30 and 32

    6. 35.Regulated activity providers: duty to refer

    7. 36.Personnel suppliers: duty to refer

    8. 37.Regulated activity providers: duty to provide information on request &c.

    9. 38.Duty to provide information: offences

  11. Local authority information and referrals

    1. 39.Local authorities: duty to refer

    2. 40.Local authorities: duty to provide information on request

  12. Professional bodies and supervisory authorities

    1. 41.Registers: duty to refer

    2. 42.Registers: duty to provide information on request

    3. 43.Registers: notice of barring and cessation of monitoring

    4. 44.Registers: power to apply for vetting information

    5. 45.Supervisory authorities: duty to refer

    6. 46.Supervisory authorities: duty to provide information on request

    7. 47.Supervisory authorities: power to apply for vetting information

    8. 48.Supervisory authorities: notification of barring &c. in respect of children

    9. 49.Supervisory authorities: notification of barring &c. in respect of vulnerable adults

    10. 50.Provision of information to supervisory authorities

  13. Crown

    1. 51.Crown application

  14. Miscellaneous

    1. 52.Referrals: findings of fact immaterial

    2. 53.Fostering

    3. 54.Devolution: alignment

    4. 55.Northern Ireland

    5. 56.Devolution: Wales

  15. General

    1. 57.Damages

    2. 58.Family and personal relationships

    3. 59.Vulnerable adults

    4. 60.Interpretation

    5. 61.Orders and regulations

    6. 62.Transitional provision

    7. 63.Amendments and repeals

    8. 64.Supplementary, incidental, consequential &c. provision

    9. 65.Commencement

    10. 66.Extent

    11. 67.Short title

  16. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Independent Barring Board

      1. 1.Membership

      2. 2.Tenure of office

      3. 3.Remuneration, pension etc. of members

      4. 4.Staff

      5. 5.Remuneration, pensions etc. of staff

      6. 6.Delegation of functions

      7. 7.IBB may to such extent as it may determine delegate...

      8. 8.A core function is— (a) determining whether it is appropriate...

      9. 9.Reports

      10. 10.The Secretary of State may direct IBB to submit a...

      11. 11.Funding

      12. 12.Accounts

      13. 13.Status

      14. 14.Payments in connection with maladministration

      15. 15.Incidental powers

      16. 16.Documents

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transfers to IBB

      1. 1.Staff transfer schemes

      2. 2.Property transfer schemes

      3. 3.Schemes: supplementary

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Barred lists

      1. Part 1 Children’s barred list

        1. 1.Automatic inclusion

        2. 2.Inclusion subject to consideration of representations

        3. 3.Behaviour

        4. 4.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 3 relevant conduct is—...

        5. 5.Risk of harm

        6. 6.Restriction on inclusion

      2. Part 2 Adults' barred list

        1. 7.Automatic inclusion

        2. 8.Inclusion subject to consideration of representations

        3. 9.Behaviour

        4. 10.(1) For the purposes of paragraph 9 relevant conduct is—...

        5. 11.Risk of harm

        6. 12.Restriction on inclusion

      3. Part 3 Supplementary

        1. 13.Procedure

        2. 14.When an individual is included in a barred list IBB...

        3. 15.(1) The Secretary of State may, by regulations, make provision...

        4. 16.Representations

        5. 17.(1) This paragraph applies to a person who is included...

        6. 18.Review

        7. 19.Information

        8. 20.(1) The Secretary of State may provide to IBB any...

        9. 21.IBB must provide the Secretary of State with the prescribed...

        10. 22.The Secretary of State must inform the Scottish Ministers if...

        11. 23.IBB may, at the request of the Welsh Ministers, provide...

        12. 24.Prescribed criteria

        13. 25.A court by or before which a person is convicted...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Regulated Activity

      1. Part 1 Regulated activity relating to children

        1. 1.Regulated activity: general

        2. 2.Activities

        3. 3.Establishments

        4. 4.Positions

        5. 5.A person who is part of a group in relation...

        6. 6.Exceptions

      2. Part 2 Regulated activity relating to vulnerable adults

        1. 7.(1) Each of the following is a regulated activity relating...

        2. 8.(1) The persons referred to in paragraph 7(9) are—

        3. 9.The Secretary of State may, by order, provide that in...

      3. Part 3 The period condition

        1. 10.(1) The period condition is satisfied if the person carrying...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Appropriate verification

      1. Part 1 Default position

        1. 1.(1) A regulated activity provider obtains an appropriate verification in...

        2. 2.(1) A regulated activity provider obtains an appropriate verification in...

        3. 3.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

        4. 4.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

      2. Part 2 Prescribed verification

        1. 5.A regulated activity provider obtains an appropriate verification in accordance...

        2. 6.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

        3. 7.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

      3. Part 3 Prescribed verification

        1. 8.A regulated activity provider obtains an appropriate verification in accordance...

        2. 9.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

        3. 10.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a regulated activity provider...

      4. Part 4 Definitions and power to amend

        1. 11.In this Schedule “enhanced criminal record certificate” means—

        2. 12.For the purposes of this Schedule an enhanced criminal record...

        3. 13.For the purposes of this Schedule a regulated activity provider,...

        4. 14.The Secretary of State may by order amend the preceding...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Employment businesses: failure to check

      1. 1.Offences

      2. 2.(1) In such circumstances as are prescribed, a person (P)...

      3. 3.Defences

      4. 4.Modified meaning of regulated activity

      5. 5.Power to amend paragraph 2(1)(c)

      6. 6.Offence: acting for P etc

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Vetting Information

      1. 1.This is the table referred to in sections 30 and...

      2. 2.The Secretary of State may by order amend any of...

      3. 3.(1) In entries 1 and 5 in the table the...

      4. 4.Parental responsibility has the same meaning as in the Children...

      5. 5.A regulated activity provider is an independent regulated activity provider...

      6. 6.An adult placement scheme is a scheme—

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Transitional provisions

      1. 1.Advice by IBB

      2. 2.Existing restrictions relating to children

      3. 3.Existing restrictions relating to vulnerable adults

      4. 4.Existing restrictions: supplementary

      5. 5.Modifications relating to monitoring

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Amendments

      1. Part 1 Existing lists

        1. 1.Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

        2. 2.Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998 (c. 30)

        3. 3.Section 2(4) (advisory functions of General Teaching Council) is omitted....

        4. 4.In section 3(3) (eligibility for registration), after paragraph (a) insert—...

        5. 5.(1) Section 15 (supply of information following dismissal etc) is...

        6. 6.(1) Section 15A (supply of information by contractor, agency, etc)...

        7. 7.In paragraph 1(4) of Schedule 2 (disciplinary powers of Council),...

        8. 8.Protection of Children Act 1999 (c. 14)

        9. 9.Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

        10. 10.Childcare Act 2006

      2. Part 2 Other amendments

        1. 11.Police Pensions Act 1976 (c. 35)

        2. 12.Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

        3. 13.Police Act 1996 (c. 16)

        4. 14.Police Act 1997 (c. 50)

        5. 15.Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

        6. 16.Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Repeals

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