Regulated activities under new vetting and barring scheme added to exemptions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Implementation date: 12 October 2009
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2009 amends the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. It adds to the list of categories for which it is lawful to ask questions about spent convictions and cautions for the purposes of assessing a person's suitability work that is a regulated activity relating to children or vulnerable adults within the meaning of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.