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(1)The Secretary of State must establish and maintain a register for the purposes of this section.
(2)The Secretary of State must register a person (A) in relation to another (B) if—
(a)A makes an application to be registered in relation to B,
(b)the application contains the appropriate declaration,
(c)the Secretary of State has no reason to believe that the declaration is false, and
(d)B is subject to monitoring in relation to the regulated activity to which the application relates.
(3)The appropriate declaration is a declaration by A—
(a)that he falls within column 1 of a specified entry, and
(b)that B has consented to the application.
(4)In this section references to a specified entry are to an entry in the table in Schedule 7 specified by A in his declaration.
(5)A's application and registration relate—
(a)if column 2 of the specified entry refers to children, to regulated activity relating to children;
(b)if column 2 of the specified entry refers to vulnerable adults, to regulated activity relating to vulnerable adults.
(6)The Secretary of State must notify A if B ceases to be subject to monitoring in relation to the regulated activity to which A's registration relates.
(7)The requirement under subsection (6) is satisfied if notification is sent to any address recorded against A's name in the register.
(8)Paragraph (b) of subsection (3) does not apply if the specified entry is 17.
(9)If B consents to the provision of information to A under section 30 the consent also has effect as consent to any application by A to be registered in relation to B under this section.
(10)The Secretary of State may prescribe the form, manner and contents of an application for the purposes of this section (including the form and manner of a declaration contained in such an application).
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