National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012

Assessment and use of vetting disclosures by relevant organisations.

16.— (1) Where a vetting disclosure made to a relevant organisation contains criminal records information or specified information in respect of a person who is the subject of the application for vetting disclosure, the relevant organisation shall, as soon as practicable, make available a copy of the vetting disclosure to the person concerned.

(2) A relevant organisation to whom a vetting disclosure made in accordance with this Act may consider and take into account all the information disclosed to it by the Bureau when assessing the suitability of the person who is the subject of the disclosure to do relevant work or activities.

(3) Information contained in a vetting disclosure made by the Bureau to a relevant organisation shall not—

(a) be used by, or

(b) disclosed by,

the relevant organisation otherwise than in accordance with this Act.

(4) A person who contravenes subsection (3) shall be guilty of an offence.