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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007: Scottish Vetting and Barring Scheme

DescriptionScottish Government response to the analysis of consultation on policy proposals for secondary legislation.
Official Print Publication DateOctober 2008
Website Publication DateOctober 06, 2008


ISBN 978 0 7559 5840 5
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Ministerial Foreword

Chapter 1
1.1 Background
1.2 Consultation Process and next steps
1.3 Summary

Chapter 2: Proposed Actions - Scope of Regulated Work and Access to Disclosures
2.2 Regulated work with children
2.3 Regulated work with adults
2.4 Contractors and disclosure
2.5 Changes to registration of registered bodies

Chapter 3: Proposed Actions - Referrals and Listing
3.2 Making referrals
3.4 Automatic listing
3.5 Automatic consideration for listing (children's list only)
3.6 Listing decisions
3.8 Removal from lists

Chapter 4: Proposed Actions - New Types of Vetting Information
4.2 Regulatory bodies and councils
4.3 Handling sensitive information from regulatory bodies and councils
4.4 Civil orders
4.5 Other possible sources of vetting information

Chapter 5: Proposed Actions - Retrospective Checks and Fees
5.2 Retrospective checking: whether and how?
5.3 Fee levels and charging regimes

Chapter 6: Proposed Actions - Connecting with the Rest of the UK

Annex A: Forward Programme for Secondary Legislation

Note: For ease of reference, the chapters and section numbers in this document correlate with the chapters and sections in the analysis of the consultation on policy proposals for secondary legislation. As the consultation did not present any questions in sections 3.3 and 3.7, these are not included in this document.