Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016

11.

Disclosure required for certain licences, etc.

11. (1) Without prejudice to any other enactment which provides for the disclosure of a person’s criminal convictions as part of an application by or on behalf of the person for a licence, permit or any other form of authorisation, approval or registration, section 6 shall not apply where a person applies in his or her own right or as a party to an application—

(a) for a licence under section 82 of the Road Traffic Act 1961,

(b) for a licence under section 18 of the Road Traffic Act 1968,

(c) for a licence under section 2 of the Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006,

(d) for an authorisation as a driver tester within the meaning of Regulation 3(1) of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 ( S.I. 537 of 2006),

(e) for a licence under section 34 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2003,

(f) for a licence under Part 3 of the Private Security Services Act 2004,

(g) for a certificate, licence or permit under the Firearms Acts 1925 to 2009, or

(h) for a licence or other form of authorisation or approval that is issued by the Central Bank of Ireland.

(2) In this section a reference to an application for a licence, permit or any other form of authorisation, approval or registration includes a reference to an application for a renewal, extension or variation of such a licence, permit or other form of authorisation, approval or registration.