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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965

213.Paragraphs 1, 3 and 4 allow the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) to investigate convictions and misconduct relating to individuals who have applied to be registered as teachers. They allow the GTCS to regulate trainee teachers in the same way as registered teachers, monitoring and considering their suitability to work as a teacher.

214.Paragraph 2 reflects the replacement of DWCL established by PoCSA with the children's list established by this Act.

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