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Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Section 47: supervisory authorities: power to apply for vetting information

141.This section provides that, on the request of a supervisory authority, the Secretary of State must provide it with information required in connection with its functions. The information that the Secretary of State must provide is:


whether the person is barred,


whether the person is being considered for barring at the IBB’s discretion, rather than as a result of fullfilling a criterion for automatic barring,


whether the person is subject to monitoring,


if the person is subject to monitoring, whether the Secretary of State has finished obtaining all the relevant information about the person as specified in section 24(3) and notified him in accordance with section 24(4). (See comments above regarding barring in the commentary on section 44).

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