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PROTECTION OF CHILDREN (SCOTLAND) ACT 2003

Acts of the Scottish Parliament

Version 02/04/2012

2003 asp 5

Default Geographical Extent: S


  • Duty to keep list
  • Referrals
  • Inclusion in list
  • Effect of inclusion in list
  • Removal from list and appeals
  • Interpretation and general
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  • Version 19/03/2003

Introductory Text

Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003

2003 asp 5

The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 12th February 2003 and received Royal Assent on 19th March 2003

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to require the Scottish Ministers to keep a list of individuals whom they consider to be unsuitable to work with children; to prohibit individuals included in the list, and individuals who are similarly regarded in other jurisdictions, from doing certain work relating to children; to make further provision in relation to that list; and for connected purposes.

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 Act modified (temp.) (20.1.2009) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Transitory Provisions in Consequence of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) Order 2009 (S.S.I. 2009/4), arts. 1(2), 4 (with art. 3)

C2 Act savings for effects of 2007 asp 14 Sch. 4 para. 42 (28.2.2011) by The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Savings and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010 (S.S.I. 2010/180), arts. 1, arts. 3-12


Duty to keep list


F1 1 Duty of Scottish Ministers to keep list

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


Referrals


F1 2 Reference following disciplinary action etc.

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 3 Reference by employment agency etc.

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 4 Reference by certain other persons

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


Inclusion in list


F1 5 Inclusion in list following referral under section 2(1) or 4(1)

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 6 Individuals named in the findings of certain inquiries

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 Provisional inclusion in list

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 8 Determination under section 5 or 6: power to regulate procedure

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 9 Protection from actions of defamation

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


F1 10 Individuals convicted of an offence against a child

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Act (with the exception of ss. 13, 16) repealed (28.2.2011) by Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 14), s. 101(2), Sch. 4 para. 42 (with ss. 90, 99); S.S.I. 2011/157, art. 2(a) (with savings for effects of 2007 asp 14, Sch. 4 para. 42 by S.S.I. 2010/180, arts. 1, 3-12)


Effect of inclusion in list