Children and Family Relationships Act 2015

Additional provision in relation to sections 33 to 37

38. (1) Where information relating to a person is, in accordance with sections 33 to 37 , recorded on the Register, that person (or, in the case of a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, his or her parent or guardian) may request the Minister to update the information concerned.

(2) The Minister shall not—

(a) record on the Register a statement made by a person under section 36 (1) or 37 (1), or

(b) release information to a person in response to a request under section 35 , 36 , or 37 ,

unless the Minister is satisfied that the person has received counselling on the implications of his or her recording such a statement or, as the case may be, receiving such information.