National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012

20.

Re-vetting.

20.— (1) A relevant organisation that, following receipt of a vetting disclosure F15 [ under this Act in respect of a person or, vetting information issued in respect of a person by the Garda Central Vetting Unit before the commencement of section 12 , ]

( 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 F15 [ 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 F15 [ without reasonable excuse fails to comply with ] 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 .

Annotations:

Amendments:

F15

Substituted (29.04.2016) Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016(4/2016), s. 23(a),(b), S.I. No. 215 of 2016.

Editorial Notes:

E8

This section is not commenced as of date of revision.