Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Commencement No.4) Order 2012 comes into force

Implementation date: 15 October 2012

The order commences the provisions in the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 that establish the Disclosure and Barring Service, in advance of the transfer of the functions of the Independent Safeguarding Authority and the Criminal Records Bureau to the Disclosure and Barring Service. The order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.