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Proposed Draft Police Act 1997 and Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 Remedial Order 2018

The 2018 Proposed Draft Order sets out the proposed amendments to the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. It provides that individuals who have been convicted of schedule 8A offences (offences which must always be disclosed) should in certain specified circumstances have the right to apply to a Sheriff in order to seek removal of that conviction information before their disclosure is sent to a third party such as an employer. The consultation comes to an end on 26 November 2017.

Links to Order and other documentation
Proposed Order
Category: Criminal Law Keyword(s): Criminal records; Disclosure; Employment. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector; Crime.
Source: Scottish Government.

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