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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Regulation of biometric data

    1. CHAPTER 1 Destruction, retention and use of fingerprints etc.

      1. Destruction rule for fingerprints and DNA profiles subject to PACE

        1. 1.Destruction of fingerprints and DNA profiles

      2. Modification of rule for particular circumstances

        1. 2.Material retained pending investigation or proceedings

        2. 3.Persons arrested for or charged with a qualifying offence

        3. 4.Persons arrested for or charged with a minor offence

        4. 5.Persons convicted of a recordable offence

        5. 6.Persons convicted of an offence outside England and Wales

        6. 7.Persons under 18 convicted of first minor offence

        7. 8.Persons given a penalty notice

        8. 9.Material retained for purposes of national security

        9. 10.Material given voluntarily

        10. 11.Material retained with consent

        11. 12.Material obtained for one purpose and used for another

        12. 13.Destruction of copies

      3. Destruction rules for samples and impressions of footwear subject to PACE

        1. 14.Destruction of samples

        2. 15.Destruction of impressions of footwear

      4. Supplementary provision for material subject to PACE

        1. 16.Use of retained material

        2. 17.Exclusions for certain regimes

        3. 18.Interpretation and minor amendments of PACE

      5. Amendments of regimes other than PACE

        1. 19.Amendments of regimes other than PACE

      6. The Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material

        1. 20.Appointment and functions of Commissioner

        2. 21.Reports by Commissioner

      7. Other provisions

        1. 22.Guidance on making national security determinations

        2. 23.Inclusion of DNA profiles on National DNA Database

        3. 24.National DNA Database Strategy Board

        4. 25.Material taken before commencement

    2. CHAPTER 2 Protection of biometric information of children in schools etc.

      1. 26.Requirement to notify and obtain consent before processing biometric information

      2. 27.Exceptions and further provision about consent and notification

      3. 28.Interpretation: Chapter 2

  3. Part 2 Regulation of surveillance

    1. CHAPTER 1 Regulation of CCTV and other surveillance camera technology

      1. Code of practice

        1. 29.Code of practice for surveillance camera systems

      2. Procedural requirements

        1. 30.Issuing of code

        2. 31.Alteration or replacement of code

        3. 32.Publication of code

      3. Enforcement and Commissioner

        1. 33.Effect of code

        2. 34.Commissioner in relation to code

        3. 35.Reports by Commissioner

      4. Interpretation

        1. 36.Interpretation: Chapter 1

    2. CHAPTER 2 Safeguards for certain surveillance under RIPA

      1. 37.Judicial approval for obtaining or disclosing communications data

      2. 38.Judicial approval for directed surveillance and covert human intelligence sources

  4. Part 3 Protection of property from disproportionate enforcement action

    1. CHAPTER 1 Powers of entry

      1. Repealing, adding safeguards or rewriting powers of entry

        1. 39.Repealing etc. unnecessary or inappropriate powers of entry

        2. 40.Adding safeguards to powers of entry

        3. 41.Rewriting powers of entry

        4. 42.Duty to review certain existing powers of entry

        5. 43.Consultation requirements before modifying powers of entry

        6. 44.Procedural and supplementary provisions

        7. 45.Devolution: Scotland and Northern Ireland

        8. 46.Sections 39 to 46: interpretation

      2. Codes of practice in relation to powers of entry

        1. 47.Code of practice in relation to non-devolved powers of entry

        2. 48.Issuing of code

        3. 49.Alteration or replacement of code

        4. 50.Publication of code

        5. 51.Effect of code

        6. 52.Sections 47 to 51: interpretation

        7. 53.Corresponding code in relation to Welsh devolved powers of entry

    2. CHAPTER 2 Vehicles left on land

      1. Offence of immobilising etc. vehicles

        1. 54.Offence of immobilising etc. vehicles

      2. Alternative remedies in relation to vehicles left on land

        1. 55.Extension of powers to remove vehicles from land

        2. 56.Recovery of unpaid parking charges

  5. Part 4 Counter-terrorism powers

    1. Pre-charge detention of terrorist suspects

      1. 57.Maximum detention period of 14 days

      2. 58.Emergency power for temporary extension and review of extensions

    2. Stop and search powers: general

      1. 59.Repeal of existing stop and search powers

      2. 60.Replacement powers to stop and search persons and vehicles

      3. 61.Replacement powers to stop and search in specified locations

      4. 62.Code of practice

    3. Stop and search powers: Northern Ireland

      1. 63.Stop and search powers in relation to Northern Ireland

  6. Part 5 Safeguarding vulnerable groups, criminal records etc.

    1. CHAPTER 1 Safeguarding of vulnerable groups

      1. Restrictions on scope of regulation: England and Wales

        1. 64.Restriction of scope of regulated activities: children

        2. 65.Restriction of definition of vulnerable adults

        3. 66.Restriction of scope of regulated activities: vulnerable adults

        4. 67.Alteration of test for barring decisions

      2. Abolition of other areas of regulation: England and Wales

        1. 68.Abolition of controlled activity

        2. 69.Abolition of monitoring

      3. Main amendments relating to new arrangements: England and Wales

        1. 70.Information for purposes of making barring decisions

        2. 71.Review of barring decisions

        3. 72.Information about barring decisions

        4. 73.Duty to check whether person barred

        5. 74.Restrictions on duplication with Scottish and Northern Ireland barred lists

      4. Other amendments relating to new arrangements: England and Wales

        1. 75.Professional bodies

        2. 76.Supervisory authorities

        3. 77.Minor amendments

      5. Corresponding amendments relating to Northern Ireland

        1. 78.Corresponding amendments in relation to Northern Ireland

    2. CHAPTER 2 Criminal records

      1. Safeguards in relation to certificates

        1. 79.Restriction on information provided to certain persons

        2. 80.Minimum age for applicants for certificates or to be registered

        3. 81.Additional grounds for refusing an application to be registered

        4. 82.Enhanced criminal record certificates: additional safeguards

      2. Up-dating and content of certificates

        1. 83.Up-dating certificates

        2. 84.Criminal conviction certificates: conditional cautions

      3. Other

        1. 85.Inclusion of cautions etc. in national police records

        2. 86.Out of date references to certificates of criminal records

    3. CHAPTER 3 The Disclosure and Barring Service

      1. General

        1. 87.Formation and constitution of DBS

        2. 88.Transfer of functions to DBS and dissolution of ISA

      2. Supplementary

        1. 89.Orders under section 88

        2. 90.Transfer schemes in connection with orders under section 88

        3. 91.Tax in connection with transfer schemes

    4. CHAPTER 4 Disregarding certain convictions for buggery etc.

      1. General

        1. 92.Power of Secretary of State to disregard convictions or cautions

        2. 93.Applications to the Secretary of State

        3. 94.Procedure for decisions by the Secretary of State

      2. Effect of disregard

        1. 95.Effect of disregard on police and other records

        2. 96.Effect of disregard for disclosure and other purposes

        3. 97.Saving for Royal pardons etc.

        4. 98.Section 96: supplementary

      3. Appeals and other supplementary provision

        1. 99.Appeal against refusal to disregard convictions or cautions

        2. 100.Advisers

        3. 101.Interpretation: Chapter 4

  7. Part 6 Freedom of information and data protection

    1. Publication of certain datasets

      1. 102.Release and publication of datasets held by public authorities

    2. Other amendments relating to freedom of information

      1. 103.Meaning of “publicly-owned company”

      2. 104.Extension of certain provisions to Northern Ireland bodies

    3. The Information Commissioner

      1. 105.Appointment and tenure of Information Commissioner

      2. 106.Alteration of role of Secretary of State in relation to guidance powers

      3. 107.Removal of Secretary of State consent for fee-charging powers etc.

      4. 108.Removal of Secretary of State approval for staff numbers, terms etc.

  8. Part 7 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Trafficking people for exploitation

      1. 109.Trafficking people for sexual exploitation

      2. 110.Trafficking people for labour and other exploitation

    2. Stalking

      1. 111.Offences in relation to stalking

      2. 112.Power of entry in relation to stalking

    3. Miscellaneous repeals of enactments

      1. 113.Repeal of provisions for conducting certain fraud cases without jury

      2. 114.Removal of restrictions on times for marriage or civil partnership

    4. General

      1. 115.Consequential amendments, repeals and revocations

      2. 116.Transitional, transitory or saving provision

      3. 117.Financial provisions

      4. 118.Channel Islands and Isle of Man

      5. 119.Extent

      6. 120.Commencement

      7. 121.Short title

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments of regimes other than PACE

      1. Part 1 Material subject to the Terrorism Act 2000

        1. 1.(1) Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (treatment of...

      2. Part 2 Material subject to the International Criminal Court Act 2001

        1. 2.In Schedule 4 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001...

      3. Part 3 Material subject to section 18 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

        1. 3.The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 is amended as follows.

        2. 4.For section 18 (material not subject to existing statutory restrictions)...

      4. Part 4 Material subject to the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

        1. 5.After paragraph 10(2) of Schedule 6 to the Terrorism Prevention...

      5. Part 5 Material subject to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

        1. 6.(1) The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 is amended as...

      6. Part 6 Material subject to the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

        1. 7.(1) This paragraph applies to the following material—

      7. Part 7 Corresponding Northern Ireland provision for excepted or reserved matters etc.

        1. 8.(1) The Secretary of State may make an order under...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals etc. of powers of entry

      1. Part 1 Water and Environment

        1. Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

          1. 1.(1) Omit section 50 of the Public Health (Control of...

        2. Merchant Shipping Act 1995

          1. 2.(1) Omit section 258(4) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995...

        3. Environment Act 1995

          1. 3.(1) Section 108(15) of the Environment Act 1995 (powers of...

      2. Part 2 Agriculture

        1. Dairy Herd Conversion Premium Regulations 1973 (S.I. 1973/1642)

          1. 4.(1) Omit regulation 5 of the Dairy Herd Conversion Premium...

        2. Milk (Cessation of Production) Act 1985

          1. 5.(1) Omit section 2(1) of the Milk (Cessation of Production)...

        3. Cereals Co-responsibility Levy Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/1001)

          1. 6.(1) Omit regulation 8 of the Cereals Co-responsibility Levy Regulations...

        4. Oilseeds Producers (Support System) Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/695)

          1. 7.(1) Omit regulation 5 of the Oilseeds Producers (Support System)...

        5. Older Cattle (Disposal) (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I. 2005/3522)

          1. 8.(1) Omit regulation 5 of the Older Cattle (Disposal) (England)...

        6. Salmonella in Turkey Flocks and Slaughter Pigs (Survey Powers) (England) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/2821)

          1. 9.(1) Omit regulation 6 of the Salmonella in Turkey Flocks...

      3. Part 3 Miscellaneous

        1. Distribution of German Enemy Property (No 1) Order 1950 (S.I. 1950/1642)

          1. 10.(1) Omit article 22 of the Distribution of German Enemy...

        2. Hypnotism Act 1952

          1. 11.(1) Omit section 4 of the Hypnotism Act 1952 (constable's...

        3. Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

          1. 12.(1) Omit section 8(2) of the Landlord and Tenant Act...

        4. Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/1629)

          1. 13.(1) Omit regulation 24(6) of the Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations...

        5. Cross-border Railway Services (Working Time) Regulations 2008 (2008/1660)

          1. 14.(1) Omit paragraph 2(2)(a), (b) and (c) of Schedule 2...

        6. Payment Services Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/209)

          1. 15.(1) Omit regulation 83 of the Payment Services Regulations 2009...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Corresponding code of practice for Welsh devolved powers of entry

      1. Code of practice

        1. 1.(1) The Welsh Ministers may prepare a code of practice...

      2. Issuing of code

        1. 2.(1) The Welsh Ministers must lay before the National Assembly...

      3. Alteration or replacement of code

        1. 3.(1) The Welsh Ministers— (a) must keep the devolved powers...

      4. Publication of code

        1. 4.(1) The Welsh Ministers must publish any code issued under...

      5. Effect of code

        1. 5.(1) A relevant person must have regard to the devolved...

      6. Interpretation

        1. 6.In this Schedule— “the devolved powers of entry code” has...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Recovery of unpaid parking charges

      1. Introductory

        1. 1.(1) This Schedule applies where— (a) the driver of a...

      2. 2.(1) In this Schedule— “the appropriate national authority” means— in...

      3. 3.(1) In this Schedule “relevant land” means any land (including...

      4. Right to claim unpaid parking charges from keeper of vehicle

        1. 4.(1) The creditor has the right to recover any unpaid...

      5. Conditions that must be met for purposes of paragraph 4

        1. 5.(1) The first condition is that the creditor—

        2. 6.(1) The second condition is that the creditor (or a...

        3. 7.(1) A notice which is to be relied on as...

        4. 8.(1) A notice which is to be relied on as...

        5. 9.(1) A notice which is to be relied on as...

        6. 10.(1) The appropriate national authority may by regulations made by...

        7. 11.(1) The third condition is that— (a) the creditor (or...

        8. 12.(1) The fourth condition is that any applicable requirements prescribed...

      6. Hire vehicles

        1. 13.(1) This paragraph applies in the case of parking charges...

        2. 14.(1) If— (a) the creditor is by virtue of paragraph...

      7. Application to Crown vehicles etc

        1. 15.(1) The provisions of this Schedule apply to—

      8. Power to amend Schedule

        1. 16.(1) The appropriate national authority may by order made by...

      9. Parliamentary procedure

        1. 17.(1) A statutory instrument containing regulations under any provision of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Replacement powers to stop and search: supplementary provisions

      1. After Schedule 6A to the Terrorism Act 2000 insert— SCHEDULE...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Stop and search powers: Northern Ireland

      1. 1.(1) Paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Justice and...

      2. 2.After paragraph 4 of that Schedule to that Act insert—...

      3. 3.In paragraph 9(1) of that Schedule to that Act (offence...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Safeguarding of vulnerable groups: Northern Ireland

      1. Restriction of scope of regulated activities: children

        1. 1.(1) Parts 1 and 3 of Schedule 2 to the...

      2. Restriction of definition of vulnerable adults

        1. 2.(1) In Article 2 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern...

      3. Restriction of scope of regulated activities: vulnerable adults

        1. 3.(1) Parts 2 and 3 of Schedule 2 to the...

      4. Alteration of test for barring decisions

        1. 4.(1) For sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) of paragraph 1 of...

      5. Abolition of controlled activity

        1. 5.Omit Articles 25 to 27 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups...

      6. Abolition of monitoring

        1. 6.Omit Articles 28 to 31 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups...

      7. Information for purposes of making barring decisions

        1. 7.(1) In paragraph 19 of Schedule 1 to the Safeguarding...

      8. Review of barring decisions

        1. 8.After paragraph 18 of Schedule 1 to the Safeguarding Vulnerable...

      9. Information about barring decisions

        1. 9.(1) For Articles 32 to 34 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable...

      10. Duty to check whether person barred

        1. 10.After Article 36 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland)...

      11. Restrictions on duplication with barred lists in England and Wales and Scotland

        1. 11.(1) Before paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the Safeguarding...

      12. Professional bodies

        1. 12.(1) In Article 43 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern...

      13. Supervisory authorities

        1. 13.(1) In Article 47 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern...

      14. Minor amendments

        1. 14.(1) Omit section 90(2) of the Policing and Crime Act...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Disclosure and Barring Service

      1. Membership

        1. 1.(1) DBS is to consist of— (a) a person who...

      2. Terms of appointment of members

        1. 2.(1) Subject as follows, an appointed member holds and vacates...

      3. Remuneration etc: members

        1. 3.(1) DBS may pay to the person who has the...

      4. Staff

        1. 4.(1) DBS must appoint a person to be chief executive....

      5. Remuneration, pensions etc of staff

        1. 5.(1) DBS may pay to its staff such remuneration and...

      6. Delegation of functions

        1. 6.DBS may, to such extent as it may decide, delegate...

        2. 7.DBS may, to such extent as it may decide, delegate...

        3. 8.(1) In this Schedule a core function is—

      7. Business plans

        1. 9.(1) As soon as possible after the beginning of each...

      8. Reports

        1. 10.(1) As soon as possible after the end of each...

      9. Funding

        1. 11.The Secretary of State may make payments to DBS of...

      10. Accounts

        1. 12.(1) DBS must keep its accounts in such form as...

      11. Guidance

        1. 13.(1) The Secretary of State may, from time to time,...

      12. Directions

        1. 14.(1) The Secretary of State may give directions in writing...

      13. Status

        1. 15.(1) DBS is not to be regarded—

      14. Use of information

        1. 16.Information obtained by DBS in connection with the exercise of...

      15. Payments in connection with maladministration

        1. 17.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if DBS considers—

      16. Incidental powers

        1. 18.(1) In connection with the exercise of any of its...

      17. Documents

        1. 19.A document purporting to be signed on behalf of DBS...

      18. Transitional

        1. 20.(1) The Secretary of State (instead of DBS) may—

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Destruction, retention and use of fingerprints etc.

        1. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 1.In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

        2. Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 2.In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

        3. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

          1. 3.(1) The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 is amended...

        4. Crime and Security Act 2010

          1. 4.(1) The Crime and Security Act 2010 is amended as...

      2. Part 2 The Surveillance Camera Commissioner

        1. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 5.In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      3. Part 3 Safeguards for certain surveillance under RIPA

        1. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

          1. 6.The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 is amended as...

          2. 7.In section 22(6) (duty of postal or telecommunications operator to...

          3. 8.After section 23(2) (form and duration of authorisations and notices...

          4. 9.(1) Section 43 (general rules about grant, renewal and duration...

          5. 10.(1) Section 57 (Interception of Communications Commissioner) is amended as...

          6. 11.After section 62(2) (functions of Chief Surveillance Commissioner) insert—

          7. 12.(1) Section 65 (the Tribunal) is amended as follows.

          8. 13.In section 67(7) (powers of the Tribunal), at the end...

          9. 14.In section 71(2) (issue and revision of codes of practice)...

          10. 15.After section 77 (Ministerial expenditure etc.) insert— Procedure for order...

          11. 16.In section 78 (orders, regulations and rules)—

          12. 17.After section 81(8) (general interpretation) insert— (9) References in this...

      4. Part 4 Vehicles left on land

        1. Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

          1. 18.(1) Section 102 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984...

        2. Airports Act 1986

          1. 19.(1) Section 66 of the Airports Act 1986 (functions of...

        3. Private Security Industry Act 2001

          1. 20.(1) The Private Security Industry Act 2001 is amended as...

      5. Part 5 Counter-terrorism powers

        1. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

          1. 21.After section 66(2) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act...

        2. Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12))

          1. 22.In Article 65 of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern...

        3. Terrorism Act 2000

          1. 23.The Terrorism Act 2000 is amended as follows.

          2. 24.In the italic cross-heading before section 40, after “Suspected terrorists”...

          3. 25.(1) Section 123 (orders and regulations) is amended as follows....

          4. 26.(1) Schedule 8 (detention) is amended as follows.

        4. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

          1. 27.In paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 2 to the Regulation of...

        5. Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

          1. 28.In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice...

          2. 29.In Part 2 of that Schedule to that Act (powers...

        6. Police Reform Act 2002

          1. 30.In paragraph 15(1) of Schedule 4 to the Police Reform...

        7. Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

          1. 31.In paragraph 16 of Schedule 2A to the Police (Northern...

        8. Terrorism Act 2006

          1. 32.In section 36 of the Terrorism Act 2006 (review of...

        9. Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

          1. 33.In section 1(1) of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (power to...

        10. Terrorism Act 2000 (Remedial) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/631)

          1. 34.The Terrorism Act 2000 (Remedial) Order 2011 is revoked.

      6. Part 6 Safeguarding of vulnerable groups

        1. Police Act 1997

          1. 35.The Police Act 1997 is amended as follows.

          2. 36.In section 113A (criminal record certificates) omit subsection (10).

          3. 37.In section 113B (enhanced criminal record certificates) omit subsection (13)....

          4. 38.In section 113BA(2) (suitability information relating to children) omit paragraphs...

          5. 39.In section 113BB(2) (suitability information relating to vulnerable adults) omit...

          6. 40.(1) Section 119 (sources of information) is amended as follows....

          7. 41.In section 119B(5) (independent monitor) omit paragraphs (d) and (e)....

          8. 42.(1) Section 120A (refusal and cancellation of registration on grounds...

        2. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

          1. 43.The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 is amended as follows....

          2. 44.In section 4(1) (appeals)— (a) omit paragraph (a),

          3. 45.In section 5(4) (regulated activity)— (a) omit “section 10(3);”, and...

          4. 46.In section 6(8) (regulated activity providers)— (a) in paragraph (a),...

          5. 47.In section 7(5) (barred person not to engage in regulated...

          6. 48.Omit section 8 (person not to engage in regulated activity...

          7. 49.In section 9(5) (use of barred person for regulated activity)...

          8. 50.Omit section 10 (use of person not subject to monitoring...

          9. 51.Omit section 11 and Schedule 5 (regulated activity provider: failure...

          10. 52.Omit section 12 and Schedule 6 (personnel suppliers: failure to...

          11. 53.Omit section 13 (educational establishments: check on members of governing...

          12. 54.Omit section 14 (office holders: offences).

          13. 55.Omit section 15 (sections 13 and 14: checks).

          14. 56.Omit section 16 (exception to requirement to make monitoring check)....

          15. 57.Omit section 17 (NHS employment).

          16. 58.(1) Section 18 (offences: companies etc.) is amended as follows....

          17. 59.(1) Section 19 (offences: other persons) is amended as follows....

          18. 60.In section 20 (section 19: exclusions and defences) omit subsections...

          19. 61.In section 35 (regulated activity providers: duty to refer)—

          20. 62.(1) Section 36 (personnel suppliers: duty to refer) is amended...

          21. 63.(1) Section 37 (regulated activity providers: duty to provide information...

          22. 64.In section 41(7) (registers: duty to refer), in the table,...

          23. 65.(1) Section 50A (provision of information to the police) is...

          24. 66.In section 51(5) (Crown application) omit paragraph (b).

          25. 67.(1) Section 54 (devolution: alignment) is amended as follows.

          26. 68.(1) Section 56 (devolution: Wales) is amended as follows.

          27. 69.In section 57(1)(c) (damages) omit “prescribed”.

          28. 70.(1) Section 60 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

          29. 71.In section 61(3) (orders and regulations)— (a) omit paragraphs (b)...

          30. 72.(1) Schedule 3 (barred lists) is amended as follows.

          31. 73.(1) Schedule 7 (vetting information) is amended as follows.

          32. 74.In Schedule 8 (transitional provisions) omit paragraph 5.

        3. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

          1. 75.The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1351...

          2. 76.(1) Article 2 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

          3. 77.In Article 8(1) (appeals)— (a) omit sub-paragraph (a),

          4. 78.In Article 9(4) (regulated activity), omit sub-paragraphs (c) and (e)....

          5. 79.In Article 10(8) (regulated activity providers)— (a) omit sub-paragraphs (a)...

          6. 80.In Article 11(5) (barred person not to engage in regulated...

          7. 81.Omit Article 12 (person not to engage in regulated activity...

          8. 82.In Article 13(5) (use of barred person for regulated activity)...

          9. 83.Omit Article 14 (use of person not subject to monitoring...

          10. 84.Omit Article 15 and Schedule 3 (regulated activity provider: failure...

          11. 85.Omit Article 16 and Schedule 4 (personnel suppliers: failure to...

          12. 86.Omit Article 17 (educational establishments: check on members of governing...

          13. 87.Omit Article 18 (office holders: offences).

          14. 88.Omit Article 19 (Articles 17 and 18: checks).

          15. 89.Omit Article 20 (exception to requirement to make monitoring check)....

          16. 90.Omit Article 21 (HSS employment).

          17. 91.(1) Article 22 (offences: companies etc.) is amended as follows....

          18. 92.(1) Article 23 (offences: other persons) is amended as follows....

          19. 93.In Article 24 (Article 23: exclusions and defences), omit paragraphs...

          20. 94.In Article 37 (regulated activity providers: duty to refer)—

          21. 95.(1) Article 38 (personnel suppliers: duty to refer) is amended...

          22. 96.(1) Article 39 (regulated activity providers: duty to provide information...

          23. 97.(1) Article 52A (provision of information to the police) is...

          24. 98.In Article 53(5) (Crown application), omit sub-paragraph (b).

          25. 99.(1) Article 56 (alignment with rest of UK) is amended...

          26. 100.In Article 57(1)(c) (damages) omit “prescribed”.

          27. 101.(1) Schedule 1 (barred lists) is amended as follows.

          28. 102.(1) Schedule 5 (vetting information) is amended as follows.

          29. 103.In Schedule 6 (transitional provisions) omit paragraph 5.

      7. Part 7 Criminal records

        1. Police Act 1997

          1. 104.The Police Act 1997 is amended as follows.

          2. 105.In section 113BC(1) (suitability information: power to amend), after paragraph...

          3. 106.In section 114(3) (application of other provisions of Part 5...

          4. 107.In section 116(3) (application of other provisions of Part 5...

          5. 108.(1) Section 117 (disputes about accuracy of certificates) is amended...

          6. 109.(1) Section 118 (evidence of identity) is amended as follows....

          7. 110.(1) Section 119 (sources of information) is amended as follows....

          8. 111.(1) Section 119B (independent monitor) is amended as follows.

          9. 112.(1) Section 120 (registered persons) is amended as follows.

          10. 113.After section 122(1) (code of practice) insert—

          11. 114.Omit section 122(3A)(a) (power of Secretary of State to refuse...

          12. 115.(1) Section 124 (offences: disclosure) is amended as follows.

          13. 116.(1) Section 124A (offences relating to disclosure of information obtained...

          14. 117.After section 125B(2) (form of applications) insert—

          15. 118.In section 126(1) (interpretation of Part 5), in the definition...

        2. Gambling Act 2005

          1. 119.In section 73(3) of the Gambling Act 2005 (procedure on...

        3. National Health Service Act 2006

          1. 120.The National Health Service Act 2006 is amended as follows....

          2. 121.In section 129(6) (regulations as to pharmaceutical services), in paragraph...

          3. 122.In section 132(4) (persons authorised to provide pharmaceutical services), in...

          4. 123.In section 147A(3) (performers of pharmaceutical services and assistants), in...

        4. National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006

          1. 124.The National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 is amended as...

          2. 125.In section 72(3) (regulations as to general ophthalmic services), in...

          3. 126.In section 83(6) (regulations as to pharmaceutical services), in paragraph...

          4. 127.In section 86(4) (persons authorised to provide pharmaceutical services), in...

          5. 128.In section 105(3) (supplementary lists), in paragraph (g), for the...

        5. Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

          1. 129.(1) Paragraph 19 of Schedule 3 to the Safeguarding Vulnerable...

      8. Part 8 The Disclosure and Barring Service

        1. Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

          1. 130.In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments...

        2. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 131.(1) Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act...

        3. Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975

          1. 132.(1) Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act...

        4. Freedom of Information Act 2000

          1. 133.In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...

      9. Part 9 Disregarding certain convictions for buggery etc.

        1. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

          1. 134.(1) Section 1 of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974...

        2. Police Act 1997

          1. 135.In section 113A(6) of the Police Act 1997 (criminal record...

      10. Part 10 Trafficking people for exploitation

        1. Children and Young Persons Act 1933

          1. 136.In Schedule 1 to the Children and Young Persons Act...

        2. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

          1. 137.In section 65A of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act...

        3. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

          1. 138.In Schedule 2 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002...

        4. Criminal Justice Act 2003

          1. 139.In Part 2 of Schedule 15 to the Criminal Justice...

        5. Sexual Offences Act 2003

          1. 140.(1) The Sexual Offences Act 2003 is amended as follows....

        6. Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004

          1. 141.(1) The Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act...

        7. Serious Crime Act 2007

          1. 142.In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Serious Crime...

      11. Part 11 Stalking

        1. Protection from Harassment Act 1997

          1. 143.(1) The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 is amended as...

        2. Crime and Disorder Act 1998

          1. 144.(1) Section 32 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998...

        3. Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

          1. 145.In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice...

        4. Sexual Offences Act 2003

          1. 146.In Schedule 5 to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (relevant...

        5. Criminal Justice Act 2003

          1. 147.In Part 1 of Schedule 15 to the Criminal Justice...

      12. Part 12 Repeal of provisions for conducting certain fraud cases without jury

        1. Criminal Justice Act 2003

          1. 148.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows....

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Repeals and revocations

      1. Part 1 Destruction, retention and use of fingerprints etc.

      2. Part 2 Powers of entry

      3. Part 3 Vehicles left on land

      4. Part 4 Counter-terrorism powers

      5. Part 5 Safeguarding of vulnerable groups

      6. Part 6 Criminal records

      7. Part 7 Freedom of information

      8. Part 8 The Information Commissioner

      9. Part 9 Trafficking people for exploitation

      10. Part 10 Repeal of provisions for conducting certain fraud cases without jury

      11. Part 11 Removal of restrictions on times for marriage or civil partnership

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