Contents (2012 - 51)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51
25 Working with children register
(1) The Children’s Guardian must establish a working with children register.(2) The register must contain the following:(a) particulars of applications for working with children check clearances, including the applicant’s name and date of birth, the application number, the status of the application (including whether the applicant is subject to an interim bar) and any determination to refuse the application,(b) particulars of clearances, including the clearance holder’s name and date of birth, the working with children number, the class and expiry date of the clearance and whether the clearance holder is subject to an interim bar or has had a clearance cancelled.(3) The register is to be maintained in the manner and form approved by the Children’s Guardian.(4) The Children’s Guardian must ensure that information kept on the register is accurate and up-to-date.(5) The Children’s Guardian must make information on the register available to an employer, licensing authority or responsible agency carrying out a verification in respect of a person under section 9A, 9AA or 11B to the extent that the Children’s Guardian considers the information to be relevant for the purposes of the verification or for informing the employer, licensing authority or responsible agency of any interim bar, refusal of an application or cancellation of a clearance.(6) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following:(a) any additional information that may be contained on the register,(b) the entry of information on the register by employers or other persons,(c) making information on the register publicly available or available to particular classes of persons.