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Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Section 50: Provision of information to supervisory authorities

144.Under this section the IBB must provide a supervisory authority with relevant information that it holds about an individual. This applies regardless of whether the information has led the IBB to bar the individual. Relevant information is defined as information which relates to the protection of children or vulnerable adults and which is relevant to the exercise of the functions of the authority concerned. The section does not apply to:


information that the IBB must not consider in making a barring decision because the police do not think that it would be in the interests of the prevention or detection of crime to disclose to the person whom the IBB is considering barring;


information that a person has been included on a barred list or an equivalent Northern Ireland or Scottish list, or has otherwise ceased to be subject to monitoring. Sections 48 and 49 already ensure that this information is provided to supervisory authorities.

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