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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act receives Royal Assent, 18/04/07 [S]


The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Bill received Royal Assent on 18th April 2007. The Act makes provisions to implement the recommendations of the Bichard Inquiry Report of 2004. It will establish a list of individuals unsuitable to work with children and a separate list of individuals unsuitable to work with protected adults.

To read the Act, go to the Office of Public Sector Information.

Further information

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007