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Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill [HL]


 

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Education and Skills,

are published separately as HL Bill 79—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Adonis has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill [HL] are

compatible with the Convention rights.

 

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill [HL]

 

Contents

Barring

1   

Independent Barring Board

2   

Barred lists

3   

Barred persons

4   

Appeals

Regulated activity

5   

Regulated activity

Regulated activity providers

6   

Regulated activity providers

Restrictions on participating in regulated activity

7   

Barred person not to engage in regulated activity

8   

Person not to engage in regulated activity unless subject to monitoring

9   

Use of barred person for regulated activity

10   

Use of person not subject to monitoring for regulated activity

11   

Regulated activity provider: failure to check

12   

Educational establishments: check on members of governing body

13   

Personnel suppliers and regulated activity

14   

Exception to requirement to make monitoring check

15   

NHS employment

16   

Offences: companies etc.

17   

Offences: employees

Controlled activity

18   

Controlled activity relating to children

19   

Controlled activity relating to vulnerable adults

20   

Controlled activity: guidance

Monitoring

21   

Monitoring

22   

Ceasing monitoring

 

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23   

Information monitor

24   

Part 5 of the Police Act 1997: code of practice

Notices and information

25   

Provision of vetting information

26   

Notice of barring and cessation of monitoring

27   

Regulated activity providers: duty to refer

28   

Regulated activity providers: duty to provide information on request

29   

Duty to provide information: offences

Local authority information and referrals

30   

Local authorities: duty to refer

31   

Local authorities: duty to provide information on request

Professional and supervisory bodies

32   

Registers: duty to refer

33   

Registers: duty to provide information on request

34   

Registers: notice of barring and cessation of monitoring

35   

Supervisory authorities: duty to refer

36   

Supervisory authorities: duty to provide information on request

37   

Provision of information to supervisory authorities

Miscellaneous

38   

Power to require certain information to be obtained

39   

National Assembly for Wales

40   

Northern Ireland

General

41   

Damages

42   

Family and personal relationships

43   

Vulnerable adults

44   

Interpretation

45   

Orders and regulations

46   

Amendments

47   

Supplementary, incidental, consequential etc. provision

48   

Commencement

49   

Extent

50   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Independent Barring Board

Schedule 2   —   

Barred lists

Part 1   —   

Children’s barred list

Part 2   —   

Adults’ barred list

Part 3   —   

Supplementary

Schedule 3   —   

Regulated Activity

Part 1   —   

Regulated activity relating to children

 
 

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Part 2   —   

Regulated activity relating to vulnerable adults

Schedule 4   —   

Vetting Information

Schedule 5   —   

Amendments

 
 

 
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