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Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 29 – Disclosure of conviction for offence under section 26

107.Section 29 amends schedule 8A of the Police Act 1997 to insert the section 26 care worker offence. Schedule 8A contains a list of offences which must always be disclosed on all types of higher level disclosure. The inclusion of this offence on the ‘Offences which must always be disclosed’ list means that no matter how old the conviction is, it will always be disclosed by Disclosure Scotland on a higher level disclosure.

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