Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 come into force

Implementation date: 17 June 2013

The order amends the prescribed purposes for which an enhanced criminal record certificate may be requested, including for the consideration of a person’s suitability to work with adults. It also prescribes the fee for requesting up-to-date information from the Disclosure and Barring Service update service, and sets out the conditions that a registered person must meet to obtain a copy of a criminal record certificate or an enhanced criminal record certificate. The Regulations can be viewed on the UK legislation website.