Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Devolution Alignment) Order 2009 comes into force

Implementation date: 13 March 2009

The Order has the effect that an individual included by the Independent Barring Board (IBB) in either of the lists barring him or her from working with vulnerable groups in Northern Ireland is subject to similar bars in England and Wales. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.