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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

Section 81: Removal of references by court

169.Section 81 repeals a number of provisions in the PVG Act to bring to an end the requirement for court referrals upon conviction for a relevant offence. This process is no longer necessary in light of the new mandatory scheme requirement for all regulated roles.

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