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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 29.  Removal from list

59.Section 29(1)(a) provides for removing individuals from the list following successful appeals or applications for removal. Subsection (1)(b) makes provision which enable an administrative mistake to be corrected, for example including the wrong John Smith on the list. Whether directed by the court, or on application from the individual or following internal review identifying an error, it is the Central Barring Unit which maintains the lists and does the “removing”.

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