Contents (2012 - 51)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51
13A Embargo after refusal of application or cancellation of clearance
(1) A person who is refused a working with children check clearance, or whose clearance is cancelled under section 23, is not entitled to make a further application for a clearance:(a) until 5 years after the date notice of the refusal or cancellation was given to the person, or(b) unless there has been a change of circumstances under which a further early application is permitted under this section.(2) A further early application is permitted if any of the following occurs after the date of the refusal or cancellation:(a) proceedings that were pending at the date of the refusal or cancellation are withdrawn or dealt with without the person being found guilty of the offence,(b) a finding of guilt is quashed or set aside,(c) a finding the subject of an assessment requirement is quashed or set aside or otherwise expressly or impliedly ceases to have effect,(d) the Children’s Guardian permits a person to make such an application.