First stage of the Vetting & Barring Scheme

From 12 October 2009 the following changes occurred:

  • New definition of Regulated Activity
  • Duty to refer to the ISA if you dismiss or cease using them because you think they have harmed or pose a risk of harm to children or vulnerable adults.
  • Creation of  two new barred lists: the ISA Adults’ Barred List and the ISA Children’s Barred List.
  • Offence for a barred person to work, or seek to work, in regulated activity with vulnerable groups.
  • Offence to knowingly employin regulated activity , or use as a volunteer, a barred person