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8(1)The Protection of Children Act 1999 is amended as follows.E+W
(2)Sections 1 to 4C and 7 (list of persons considered unsuitable to work with children) are omitted.
(3)In section 9 (the Tribunal)—
(a)in subsection (1), omit the words from “ which shall exercise ” to the end;
(b)in subsection (2)—
(i)omit paragraphs (a) and (b);
(ii)in paragraph (d), for “68, 86, 87 or 88” substitute “ or 68 ”;
(iii)omit paragraph (e);
(c)omit subsection (3A).
(4)In section 12 (interpretation)—
(a)in subsection “ (1) ”, omit all the definitions except the definition of “prescribed”;
(b)omit subsections “ (2) to (3A) ”.
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