Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Regulated Activity, Devolution Alignment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 comes into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2010

The Order amends the scope of regulated activity under the vetting and barring scheme to include: the inspection functions of the Education and Training Inspectorate, the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority, and the Criminal Justice Inspectorate; individuals who take part in the management of an independent school; and adoption and fostering panel members. The Order also amends the qualifying period for activities to qualify as a regulated activity to more than three days in a 30-day period. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.