Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (No. 2) Regulations 2009 come into force

Implementation date: 12 October 2009

The Regulations amend the purposes for which an application for an enhanced criminal records certificate can be made, to enable certificates to be sought for individuals undertaking regulated activities relating to children or vulnerable adults under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. The Regulations also prescribe the circumstances in which those making an application may receive information on whether or not an individual is prohibited from working with children or vulnerable adults. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.