National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012

31.

Transitional provision.

31.— F17 [ (1) ] Where, before the commencement of this section a liaison person had made an application for F18 [ vetting information ] in respect of any person concerning relevant work or activities but the vetting procedures in relation thereto had not been completed by the Garda Central Vetting Unit then, the application shall be deemed to be an application under section 13 and shall be dealt with accordingly and, any step taken by the Garda Central Vetting Unit before such commencement in relation to the application (being a step required to be taken under this Act in relation to an application under this Act) shall be deemed to have been taken under this Act.

F17 [ (2) Where, before the commencement of this section, a person had appealed a determination made by the Garda Central Vetting Unit in respect of the person but the appeal had not been concluded before that commencement, then the appeal shall be deemed to be an appeal under section 18 and shall be dealt with accordingly and, any step taken before such commencement in relation to the appeal (being a step required to be taken under this Act in relation to an appeal under this Act) shall be deemed to have been taken under this Act. ]