Explanatory Notes

Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

2020 asp 13

14 July 2020

Provision by Provision Commentary

Part 2: Protection of vulnerable groups

Notice of barred status

Section 79: Notice of barred status

167.Section 79 inserts a new section 46A (Notice of barred status) into the PVG Act. Section 46A(2) provides that Ministers must advise an accredited body that an individual has been refused scheme membership due to their being listed in either the children’s list, the adults’ list or both lists. This notification can be made only when Ministers know the person has sought or agreed to carry out a regulated role from which they are barred.