National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012


20.— (1) A relevant organisation that, following receipt of a vetting disclosure under this Act in respect of a person—

(a) employs (whether under contract of employment or otherwise) the person to undertake relevant work or activities,

(b) enters into a contract for services with the person for the provision by the person of services that constitute relevant work or activities, or

(c) permits the person (whether or not for commercial or any other consideration) to undertake relevant work or activities on its behalf,

shall, after the expiration of such period as may be prescribed from the issue of the previous vetting disclosure, and such intervals thereafter as may be prescribed, make a further application for vetting disclosure (in this Act referred to as an “application for re-vetting disclosure”) in respect of that person.

(2) The Minister may in relation to the periods and intervals of time referred to in subsection (1)

(a) prescribe periods of time and intervals of time in respect of different relevant organisations or classes of relevant organisations, and

(b) prescribe different periods of time or different intervals of time in respect of different circumstances or classes of circumstances or in relation to different types of relevant work or activities or classes of relevant work or activities.

(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.

(4) This Part (other than section 12 ) shall, with any necessary modifications, apply to an application for re-vetting as it applies to an application for vetting disclosure under section 13 .