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Explanatory Memorandum to Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Article 11: Barred person not to engage in regulated activity

Article 11 makes it an offence for a barred person to seek to, offer to or engage in regulated activity, even where, as paragraph (5) sets out, that activity takes place occasionally or for a short period of time. Paragraph (3) provides for a defence if the person can prove that he did not know, and could not reasonably be expected to know, that he was barred.

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