Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016

Amendment of section 13 of Act of 2012

19. Section 13 of the Act of 2012 is amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2) :

“(2) A relevant organisation may submit an application for vetting disclosure under this section on its own behalf or on behalf of another relevant organisation that the organisation represents for the purposes of the vetting procedures under this Act and, where a relevant organisation submits an application on behalf of another relevant organisation, it shall—

(a) inform the Bureau of that fact and provide the Bureau with the particulars referred to in section 8(5), and

(b) provide or make available, in written or electronic form, a copy of the vetting disclosure received from the Bureau to the relevant organisation that it represents or on whose behalf the application for vetting was made.”,

(b) in subsection (5), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (l):

“(l) subject to subsection (6A), in a case where he or she has a criminal record, particulars of such record;”,


(c) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (6):

“(6A) A person shall not be obliged to provide details of any convictions to which section 14A applies.”.