Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (2007 Order) (Commencement No.5, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2009 comes into force

Implementation date: 12 October 2009

The Order brings into force art.7 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007, which prohibits persons from being engaged in regulated activity if they are included in either the children’s barred list or the adults’ barred list. It also brings into force the duty to refer prescribed information to the Independent Barring Board. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.